The Childhood of a Leader

When:
October 16, 2016 all-day
2016-10-16T00:00:00-04:00
2016-10-17T00:00:00-04:00
The Childhood of a Leader

Opening Friday, October 14th

Wednesday (10/19) 7:30 PM

Friday (10/21) 8:30 PM
Sunday (10/23) 3:30 PM

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.

“Corbet’s inaugural stint behind the camera marks a stunning debut.” -CineVue

 
“With his unusually accomplished directorial debut Childhood of a Leader, Corbet delivers a strange and startling film that reflects the unique trajectory of his career, as well as the influence of the iconoclastic directors with whom he’s already worked.”
-indieWire
Winner- Best Director and Best Debut Feature- Venice Film Festival
115 min. | Drama, Horror, Mystery

Directed by: Brady Corbet
Starring:  Robert Pattinson, Stacy Martin, Liam Cunningham

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