LEOLO (Jean-Claude Lauzon, 1992)

Québec-born writer-director Jean-Claude Lauzon, who piloted himself and his girlfriend to a fatal airplane crash five years later, proved he also had a blighted childhood in his autobiographical Léolo, about the intercession of dreams and fantasies that helps the film’s pre-teen protagonist, Léo, navigate life in a mentally distressed family in a Montréal slum out […]