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Aka: Léolo (Brazil)
Director: Jean-Claude Lauzon
Year: 1992
Country: France
Runtime: 107 minutes
Genre: Comedy / Drama

My Rating:
IMDb User Rating: 7.2/10
Votes: 29

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Young Leo Lauzon is torn between two worlds - the squalid Montreal tenement that he inhabits with his severely dysfunctional (and largely insane) family, and the imaginative world that he constructs for himself through his writings, where he's Leolo Lozone, son of a Sicilian peasant (conceived in a bizarre act involving a tomato). And his experiences of growing up (especially his sexual development) affect his response to both these worlds... - IMDb

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Children's Cast:

Maxime Collin [13] Leolo
Francis St-Onge Leolo, age 6

User Commentaries:

Posted: 22 Feb 2011, 12:28
DONRHOLLOWAY: I actually found this film to be somewhat depressing. I had hoped that good things would be in store for Leolo, but that was certainly not the case. Maxime Collin was great as Leolo, but I just could not recommend this movie to anyone.