The Childhood of a Leader (2015, UK/France) cert. 12A (part-subtitled)

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Director: Brady Corbet
Stars: Liam Cunningham, Bérénice Bejo, Robert Pattinson, Stacy Martin

What happens to a lonely little boy, living in a big house in a foreign country?

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While his American father (Cunningham) plays an ineffectual bit-part in the Versailles peace conference, and his German mother (Bejo) shows little interest in him, young Prescott drifts gradually to the dark side.

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Corbet’s debut feature is both a handsome period drama and a wonderfully sinister psychological mystery.  Newcomer Tom Sweet gives an excellent performance as the monster-to-be.

 

 

Review (Telegraph): here, includes a link to the official Trailer 

or you can skip the words and see the Trailer below:

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Tuesday 27th September 2016

Show starts at 7.30PM, Ticket prices: £8.00 & £6.50 (concessions)

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