This is a terrific image from Sony and an upgrade that's more refined than it is striking. Stable close-up shots reveal very fine pores, for example, producing a level of intimate detailing that wasn't missing on the previous release but that's a little more refined here. Throughout the film, Leon takes out several baddies, as well as people on different assignments, in bloody fashion. Advertisement Leon sometimes sees the girl in the hallway, where she sits smoking pensively, wearing the bobbed hair, black choker and striped jersey that make her look like a mini-Parisian streetwalker and certainly like a pederast's delight. Synopsis from — Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Oldman has a lot of fun with this role, which is obvious, but the most fun is watching him as he chews scenery unlike any other and his scenes are sometimes the most tense because you never know when that switch of his is going to automatically flip. A genius child who becomes an actress afterwards Natalie Portman.
There are also explosions, abuse of a 12-year-old , and more. This movie is just a misfit that doesn't easily hold one's attention. Leon: The Professional trailer Leon: The Professional plot summary What is Leon: The Professional about? Mathilda killed his family, never to go, seeking means of revenge, falling in love with the kindness of Leon. During the buildup to an ugly shootout, he even claims that the calm before the storm reminds him of Beethoven, a thought that may help viewers get through the nastiness that follows. And it is well acted. The movie has been out for. The movie is out on November 18, 1994.
Or he can apparently teleport himself from one part of an apartment to another; they think they have him cornered, but he's behind them. How could blow up a little precious face like that to pieces? Jean Reno and Natalie Portman are very good at fascinating Luc Besson. The blog wrote while I am aware that my awareness is useful for someone. Matilda is played with great resourcefulness by Portman, who is required by the role to be, in a way, stronger than Leon. With these additional scenes replaced, Léon and Matilda's relationship brings you emotionally closer to the film and draws stronger bonds between the characters that were murky in the American version. This is even more awkward if you know that actress Maïwenn Le Besco, who plays a prostitute in the opening scene has said that she met Besson when she was 11 and fell in love with him when she was 15 and he was 32.
Leon who is swayed by Mathilda will also look cute. The dialogue between the leads is very heart felt. Orphaned by the massacre, Mathilda is forced to take shelter in the apartment of a neighbor, Léon, whom she knows only slightly. What year did Leon: The Professional come out? Leon: The Professional reviews 8. The movie was written by Luc Besson. Director: Writer: Starring: , , , , , Producers: , , » Léon: The Professional Blu-ray Review Reviewed by , November 16, 2015 Sony has re-released 'Leon: The Professional' to Blu-ray with a 'Mastered in 4K' presented in 1080p transfer that offers an improvement over the original and, like that older release, also offers both the film's theatrical cut 1:49:27 runtime and extended version 2:12:54 runtime.
He only has one rule: he will not kill women or children. I enjoy writing large essays on really complicated films, however they take too damn long. This movie practically screams for one. There's plenty of fast-paced action, but what really holds the movie together are the performances by Jean Reno as the title character and a very young Natalie Portman as his old beyond her years, protege. The man eating the food is a mob boss, played by , who wants to put a contract on a guy. For me after The Fifth Element which I love , Besson was never the same after that and his films became mediocre to just uninspired and poor.
Dialog: 8 Nothing wrong here. Although it is a work of 24 years ago, it is a work which has not faded even if it sees it now. Mathilda eventually digs a hole for Leon's houseplant on the school's grounds, giving it symbolic life without realizing it will die in the first frost. In one of the film's tensest scenes, she returns to her apartment building and sees the bloody carnage, but keeps walking past her apartment door and up to Leon's, hoping he will open the door for her so that the killers won't suspect she lives in the apartment they're standing in. Among the condescending American stereotypes with which Mr.
Besson has an eye for this sort of thing and the combination of his flair and the grittiness of New York City in the early 90s is a potent formula. These touches all underscore the idea that Leon has a true sweetness, and that he and Mathilda can redeem each other with the purity of their platonic love. Emboldened by the success of that hybrid, Mr. There is a considerable amount of violence and language throughout the entire film, but things are rellativley tollerable through the middle. I love Leon and Mathilda, I think they are two well-written characters that are meant to be remembered for years to come.
At first Leon plans on only letting Mathilda spend one night, but she soon worms her way into his life. Leon: The Professional cast Who is in Leon: The Professional? This is by far one of the holiest of holy casts of great performances. The only bad things I can think of are the musical choices and Jean Reno's heavy French accent throughout. The mood is never lost. While Leon doesn't come across as the smartest person in the world, he's one of the best at his work.