The Childhood of a Leader

The Childhood of a Leader (2016)

Witness the birth of a terrifying ego.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2016-07-22
  • User Rating: 6.3/10 from 104 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 55min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Hepp Film
  • Production Country: Belgium, Canada, France, Hungary, United Kingdom, United States of America
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The chilling story of a young 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 mold his beliefs – and we witness the birth of a terrifying ego.

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  • Production Des Hamilton Casting
    Costume & Make-Up Andrea Flesch Costume Design
    Art Jean-Vincent Puzos Production Design
    Production Antoine de Clermont-Tonnerre Producer
    Production Chris Coen Producer
    Writing Brady Corbet Screenplay
    Directing Brady Corbet Director
    Production Brady Corbet Producer
    Sound Olivier Thys Foley
    Production Helena Danielsson Producer
    Camera Lol Crawley Director of Photography
    Editing Dávid Jancsó Editor
    Writing Mona Fastvold Screenplay
    Camera Márton Miklauzic Camera Operator
    Art Hedvig Kiraly Assistant Art Director
    Costume & Make-Up Hildegard Haide Makeup Artist
    Directing Dora Simko Script Supervisor
    Visual Effects Carine Gillet Visual Effects Supervisor
    Production Lara Manwaring Casting Associate
    Production Katalin Baranyi Casting
    Visual Effects Judith Bruneau Visual Effects Producer
    Camera Agatha A. Nitecka Still Photographer
    Camera Attila Pfeffer Steadicam Operator
    Sound Emmanuel de Boissieu Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Art Nóra Takács Art Direction
    Art Panni Lutter Set Decoration
    Costume & Make-Up Eszter Antal Costume Supervisor
    Sound David Gerain Sound Recordist
    Sound Simon Jamart Sound Recordist
    Sound Matthieu Michaux Dialogue Editor
    Sound David Vranken Supervising Sound Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Szandra Bíró Key Hair Stylist
    Sound Scott Walker Original Music Composer