The Childhood of a Leader (2016)

The Childhood of a Leader was released on DVD on November 22, 2016
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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.

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US DVD Release Date November 22, 2016
UK DVD Release Date UK - Not announced
Australia DVD Release Date AU - Not announced

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Complete Movie Details

Run time 116 minutes
Theater Release Date July 22, 2016
DVD Release Date November 22, 2016
Actors Robert Pattinson, Liam Cunningham, Berenice Bejo, Stacy Martin, Caroline Boulton, Sophie Lane Curtis, Rebecca Dayan, Luca Bercovici
Director Brady Corbet
Writer(s) ,
Studio Bow and Arrow Entertainment
Genre(s) Drama, Horror, Mystery
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