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3.8
426 Ratings

Léolo

Directed by Jean-Claude Lauzon
France, 1992
Comedy, Drama

Synopsis

Young Leo Lauzon is torn between two worlds – the squalid Montreal tenement that he inhabits with his severely dysfunctional (and largely insane) family, and the imaginative world that he constructs for himself through his writings, where he’s Leolo Lozone, son of a Sicilian peasant.

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Léolo Directed by Jean-Claude Lauzon

Awards & Festivals

Toronto International Film Festival

1992 | Winner: Best Canadian Feature Film - Special Jury Citation

1992 | Special Mention: Best Canadian Feature Film (Special Jury Citation)

Vancouver International Film Festival

1992 | Winner: Best Canadian Screenplay

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