DVD - 2013
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The true life story of Leonie Gilmour, whose life crossed continents, wars, and cultures, embodied with courage and passion in search of art and freedom. A tender and inspiring story of a remarkable woman who nurtures the amazing artistic talent of her son, who has only one way to succeed and one person to guide him, as he grows into the world-renowned artist Isamu Noguchi.
Publisher: [United States] : Monterey Video, c2013.
Edition: Widescreen.
ISBN: 9781569943670
Branch Call Number: DVD-AD DRAMA LEON
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


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Oct 25, 2018

a special film that explores the unique life of this remarkable soul. It clarifies the influence of the mother on one of modern art sculpture's geniuses. Leonie is intelligent, tough as a survivor of a brutal marriage, adrift between two worlds of the US and Japan.

A triumph of biography.

Jul 05, 2014

good story line. acting was not very good. I agree, not worth a long wait. if you don't see it, you are not missing too much

kevfarley Mar 03, 2014

A good biopic about an impowered woman.

Jul 30, 2013

Intriguing story of Leonie Gilmore, poet and editor, who was the mother of famed architect Isamu Noguchi. Film follows her as she embarks on a romance with a famous Japanese poet becomes pregnant and moves to Japan to be with him and raise her son. Story takes place at the turn of the last century and Leonie was definably a "woman ahead of her time". Emily Mortimer plays Leonie with a supporting cast that includes Mary Kay Place. Video trailer added.

aaa5756 Jun 16, 2013

It was O.K for a home TV movie. I was entertained and interesting. But it was NOT worth the long library wait or the price to rent from a Red Box. I fast forwarded a lot but not all the way.


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