This stunning debut in auteurist filmmaking by actor-turned-director Brady Corbet is a snapshot in the life of a 10-year-old boy whose father is an American diplomat involved in the formation of the Treaty of Versailles, a peace treaty ratified in France in 1919 which ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers.
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Title: The Childhood of a Leader
Year released: 2015
Languages: English, French
Director: Brady Corbet
Screenplay: Brady Corbet, Mona Fastvold
Loosely based on: Jean-Paul Sartre’s short story The Childhood of a Leader (1939) and John Fowles’ The Magus (1965)
Cinematographer: Lol Crawley
Editor: Dávid Jancsó
Score: Scott Walker
Stars: Tom Sweet, Stacy Martin, Liam Cunningham, Robert Pattinson, Bérénice Bejo
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