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The Childhood of a Leader (2016)

“Witness the birth of a terrifying ego.”

  • NR
  • 115 min
  • Drama
  • imdb logo 6.1/10 (6220 votes)

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Plot

In aid of the Versailles Treaty peace negotiations with the Germans in the aftermath of World War I, an American diplomat crosses the Atlantic to settle with his wife and his seven-year-old son in a dilapidated Parisian manor. Amidst a strict environment, boredom, an impenetrable adult realm, and endless tantrums, the petulant boy will test his strength in manipulation, and before long, innocence will yield to a far more sinister behaviour. Utterly unhappy in a vast house where peace seems to be the silent protagonist, little by little, the misshapen ideas of a still unformed young mind will eventually give birth to an inconspicuous leader. But who could spot the dictator in the making?

Where to watch The Childhood of a Leader?

The Childhood of a Leader is a drama movie featuring Bérénice Bejo.

The Childhood of a Leader is currently streaming for free (ad-supported) on Kanopy and it's also available on AMC+ Amazon Channel and DIRECTV.

It is also possible to buy The Childhood of a Leader on Amazon Video, Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Vudu and YouTube or rent it on Microsoft Store.