William and Alexander examine controversial critics' fave Léolo. TIFF ranked the 1992 movie as the fifth all-time best Canadian film but these podcasters are unsure about its reputation. Their chat covers expectations of the coming-of-age story, potentially unethical demands on young actors and disturbing sexual awakenings.
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IMDb links to the movies mentioned in this episode are here: Léolo, Naked Lunch; and we talked about C.R.A.Z.Y. on a previous episode of this podcast. Mr. Fly compiled TIFF's all-time top Canadian films, expanded to a list of 100, on Letterboxd.