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Certificate 15
Ryan Gosling
Don Cheadle
Chris Klein
Jena Malone
Kevin Spacey
Matthew Ryan Hoge
Matthew Ryan Hoge
Running Time
104 minutes

The United States Of Leland

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After teenager Leland (Gosling) murders his ex-girlfriend’s mentally disabled brother, he befriends a prison teacher, Pearl (Cheadle), who is keen to write a book about him. Flashbacks fill us in on Leland’s past as Pearl attempts to find out what drove him to kill.

It’s poetic, hypnotic and well-performed, but fails to either draw out its characters with conviction or fully draw its audience in.

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