Leo (2002)




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A literary drama offering the parallel tales of two wounded souls, director Mehdi Norowzian's tale of redemption and the struggle to find one's place in life finds an ex-convict's correspondence with a young boy offering hope for the future despite the fact that the boy has yet to find his own place in the world. Believing that her husband has been unfaithful, Mary Bloom (Elisabeth Shue) embarks on an affair with a young handyman (Justin Chambers) that results in her pregnancy. Racked with guilt … More

Rating: R (adult situations/language, sex)
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
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Written By: Massy Tadjedin, Amir Tadjedin
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On DVD: May 18, 2004
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All Critics (11) | Top Critics (2)

A well-written drama of psychological depth but diminishing returns.

May 1, 2003
Hollywood Reporter
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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The plot simmers along nicely, dipping and weaving between the two storylines with grace and style.

Full Review… | June 13, 2008
Eye for Film

Newcomer Mehdi Norowzian delivers a flawed film that is nonetheless entertaining.

Full Review… | July 20, 2004

it will have even art house regulars rolling their eyes.

Full Review… | March 26, 2004

An overheated pot-boiler that plays like ersatz William Faulkner.

Full Review… | April 27, 2003
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