Léolo is a 1992 film by Quebecois director Jean-Claude Lauzon. The film tells the story of Léo Lauzon , a young boy living in a Montreal tenement with his dysfunctional family. He uses his active fantasy life and the book L'avalée des avalés by Québécois novelist Réjean Ducharme to escape the reality of his life. After deciding that his mother was impregnated not by his father, but by an Italian tomato, he rechristens himself Léolo, and begins to have sexual fantasies about his neighbour Bianca . Gilbert Sicotte, as the adult Léolo, narrates the film. The cast also includes Pierre Bourgault,...
|Release date:||September 1992|
|Directed by:||Jean-Claude Lauzon|
|Producer:||Aimée Danis, Lyse Lafontaine|
|Screenplay by:||Jean-Claude Lauzon|