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Leonie Reviews

April 18, 2013
It hits all the expected beats of a thoroughly vanilla biopic as an aging Leonie reflects on her unconventional life via plodding voiceover while doddering through a forest collecting berries.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
April 12, 2013
As a portrait of female strength and a celebration of the artistic spirit, "Leonie" too seldom comes fully alive.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
March 25, 2013
Failing to carve anything graceful or fluid out of a slab of biography, helmer Hisako Matsui does bring to light a curious and intriguing story of a great-woman-behind-a-great-man in Leonie.
March 22, 2013
Lushly photographed and featuring a stellar performance by the luminous Emily Mortimer in the title role, Hisako Matsui's film is deeply heartfelt but only intermittently compelling.
March 21, 2013
Leonie Gilmour was almost certainly unusual and unusually self-reliant. Too bad that the film that bears her name ultimately reduces her to the mother of her child.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
March 20, 2013
Color it inspirational.
March 19, 2013
"Love is one of life's most spiritual and beautiful chapters," Mortimer is forced to purr. Later: "It seems I am fated to move wherever it is I seek to build my dream."