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180 Ratings

SWOON

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Directed by Tom Kalin
United States, 1992
Biography, Crime, Drama, LGBTQ+

Synopsis

The true story of gay lovers, Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold Jr. who kidnapped and murdered a child in the early 1920s for kicks. The plot covers the months before the crime, the investigation, trial and final fate of the two men.

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Synopsis

The true story of gay lovers, Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold Jr. who kidnapped and murdered a child in the early 1920s for kicks. The plot covers the months before the crime, the investigation, trial and final fate of the two men.

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SwoonDirected byTom Kalin

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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
1992 | 4 wins including: Caligari Film Award
Sundance Film Festival
1992 | 2 wins including: Dramatic (Cinematography Award)
Independent Spirit Awards
1993 | 4 nominations including: Best First Feature

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