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Childhood of a Leader On release from 19th August

Around the publication of La nausée in 1938, Jean-Paul Sartre wrote a short story about an only child who grows up to become a fascist. This first feature directed by 27-year-old American actor Brady Corbet takes elements of that existentialist novella and winds in biographical details of the early lives of 20th-century European dictators. The action takes place in France towards the end of the First World War. Berénice Béjo…

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