The Childhood of a Leader

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The Childhood of a Leader

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Robert Pattinson

Charles / The Leader

Liam Cunningham

The Father

Stacy Martin

The Teacher

Bérénice Bejo

The Mother

Storyline

This chilling fable about the rise of fascism in the 20th Century tells the story of a young American boy living in France in 1918 whose father is working for the US government on the creation of the Treaty of Versailles. What he witnesses helps to mould his beliefs - and we witness the birth of a terrifying ego. Loosely inspired by the early childhood experiences of many of the great dictators of the 20th Century and infused with the same sense of dread as The Others and ... more


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Rubyred

Karma1549

Grade

F+

Worst movie ever!!25 November 2016

I have to disagree with the previous comments. I found this movie a complete waste of time and money.

I'm not sure what the director was tyrying to convey but I believe the result is a mess. It felt like an attempt to make an arty, intellectual movie that completely failed

Fawky

Karma66659

Grade

B+

Mop-topped ten year-old Prescott is possibly cinema’s scariest child since Damien.15 November 2016

The ending doesn’t quite land, but this timely right-wing allegory promises there’s much more to come from Corbet.

A historical study set partly in a fictional world, 27 year-old Brady Corbet’s directing debut is impressive, unsettling and elusive. It’s a family drama in which the family in... more

type casting

Karma159850

Grade

B+

First part is French which may enhance the story14 November 2016

...but I'm sadly not a French speaker so I was lost for awhile without any translation. What was the occasion of the opening scene.

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