3.6
134 Ratings

Swoon

Directed by Tom Kalin
United States, 1992
Biography, Crime, Drama

Synopsis

The true story of gay lovers, Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold Jr. who kidnapped and murdered a child in the early 1920s for kicks. The plot covers the months before the crime, the investigation, trial and final fate of the two men.

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Swoon
Directed by Tom Kalin

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1992 | 4 wins including: Caligari Film Award

2012 | Forum Special Screenings

Sundance Film Festival

1992 | 2 wins including: Dramatic (Cinematography Award)

1992 | Dramatic (Grand Jury Prize)

Independent Spirit Awards

1993 | 4 nominations including: Best First Feature

Toronto International Film Festival

1992

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