Leo the Last
- 104 min
- Directed by: John Boorman
- Cast: Marcello Mastroianni, Billie Whitelaw, Calvin Lockhart
Marcello Mastroianni’s Princ Leo is the bored, exiled heir to the throne of an unnamed country, now living on the outskirts of a London ghetto with his mistress Margaret (Billie Whitelaw) in John Boorman’s dramatic comedy. While bird-watching he witnesses, and is stirred from his emotional detachment by, the adversity faced by his black neighbours. Touched by the plight of Glenda Foster Jones’ poverty-stricken teenager, the prince takes steps that surprise not just his royal entourage, but himself.
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