This fable about the rise of fascism in the 20th Century tells the story of an American boy living in France in 1918 whose father is working for the US government on the creation of the Treaty of Versailles. What he witnesses helps to mould his beliefs—and we witness the birth of a terrifying ego.
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With its precisely titled chapters (‘The First Tantrum’, etc) and foreshadowing conversations about the rearrangement of post-war Europe, it is plain where this story is going – though it’s still able to spring surprises. Even the credits are arresting: stark blocks of names that don’t linger on screen.
One of Venice’s biggest surprises was the first foray into directing of indie actor Brady Corbet. The winner of the Debut Film award, The Childhood of a Leader is an ambitious adaptation of a Sartre story that combines elegant gloom with wicked humour and an over-the-top plot.