The Childhood of a Leader
Directed by: Brady Corbet
Written by: Brady Corbet, Mona Fastvold
Starring: Berenice Bejo, Liam Cunningham, Stacy Martin, Robert Pattinson, Tom Sweet
Release Date: July 22, 2016
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THE CHILDHOOD OF A LEADER
A child?s angelic face conceals a budding sociopath in the audacious, senses-shattering feature debut from actor Brady Corbet. A powerhouse international cast led by Robert Pattinson and Bérénice Bejo (The Artist) headlines this dark domestic nightmare. Set amidst the turmoil of World War I and its aftermath, it follows the young son of an American diplomat living in France as he learns to manipulate the adults around him?a monstrous coming of age that ominously parallels the rising tide of Fascism in Europe. A stylistically fearless tour-de-force, The Childhood of a Leader reaches fever-pitch delirium thanks to ravishing cinematography and a thunderous score by legendary, boundary-pushing musician Scott Walker.