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The Childhood of a Leader is harsh and hypnotic, but fails to stick the landing

Opening with Scott Walker’s shrieking strings and breathless newsreel footage of World War I leaders, Brady Corbet’s directorial debut stakes its claim early on as a nightmarish historical drama. 499 more words


Review: The Childhood Of A Leader

With The Childhood Of A Leader, actor Brady Corbet transitions to working behind the camera in attention-grabbing style, handing us this first missive like someone throwing down a gauntlet, if only to challenge himself. 885 more words


Berenice Bejo's 'Childhood of a Leader' Finds New U.K. Home After Metrodome Crash

“The Childhood of a Leader,” starring Berenice Bejo and Robert Pattinson, has found a new home in the U.K. following the insolvency this week of its former British distributor, Metrodome. 330 more words


Waiting to put on a black shirt - how Brady Corbet’s The Childhood of a Leader is a chilling totalitarian parable

Yesterday (the 18th of August 2016) was not a good day for the European film industry (yes,  until Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty is triggered I do still consider the British film industry part of a wider European industry). 1,006 more words


Review: The Childhood Of A Leader

Directed by Brady Corbet

Certificate 12A

Starring Berenice Bejo, Liam Cunningham, Tom Sweet, Robert Pattinson

Released on 19th August 2016

Now there’s a title that begs a question.  687 more words

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Cinema Review - The Childhood of a Leader

In 1918, young Prescott (Tom Sweet) and his parents move to France. Struggling to fit in with the country they now call their home, Prescott begins acting out and, in the course of his three violent and increasingly out of control tantrums, shows how innocence can be tainted. 428 more words


Screening Room: 'The Childhood of a Leader'

In Brady Corbet’s debut film, an American diplomat in France at the end of World War I and his wife watch their son turn from spoiled brat into something far more sinister. 95 more words

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