The United States of Leland Poster

Release Date: April 2nd, 2004

DVD Release Date: September 7th, 2004

R|1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary
A withdrawn young man, Leland Fitzgerald (Ryan Gosling) is imprisoned for the murder of a mentally disabled boy, who also happened to be the brother of his girlfriend, Becky (Jena Malone). As the community struggles to deal with the killing, Pearl Madison (Don Cheadle), a teacher at the prison, decides to write about Leland's case. Meanwhile, others affected by the murder, including Becky and her sister, Julie (Michelle Williams), must contend with their own problems.

Cast: Don Cheadle, Ryan Gosling, Chris Klein, Jena Malone, Lena Olin, Kevin Spacey, Michelle Williams, Martin Donovan

Director: Matthew Ryan Hoge

Genres: Drama

Production Co: MDP Worldwide, Trigger Street Productions, Thousand Words

Keywords: Prison, 2000s, Brooding, Father, Murder, Fall, Mother, Growing up, Emotional, Sister

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