• Leonie! (2011)

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Release Date: 2011

PG-13|1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary
In the late 1800s, a young bourgeois Frenchwoman's bad attitude causes problems for her mother and the superiors in the religious order she hopes to enter.

Cast: Samantha Lang, Mary Rose Maher, Paige Pilarski, Genevieve Lang, Jeff Barron, Megan Wolf, Chere Bernhard, Carrie Kot

Director: Joseph Maher

Genres: Drama

Ratings & Reviews

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  • It’s a juicy story squandered by the poor telling. It’s got all the trappings of a good ol’-fashioned Merchant Ivory pic — lush locales, exotic period trappings — but none of the soul. show more

  • Leonie is a rich tapestry of cross-cultural revelations, released to the public at last, and a welcome addition to an otherwise dreary movie season. show more

  • No matter how great her ambitions, no matter how little she was able to accomplish, thanks to the strictures of her time, here was a woman history remembers simply through the force of her personality and the simple courage it took to be ahead of her time. show more

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