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Pablo Trapero

Directed by Pablo Trapero, "Leonera" (also known as "Misencounter", "Desencuentro", "Lion's Den") is a Drama film, released in the USA on July 03 of 2009 , starring Rodrigo Santoro, Laura García, Leonardo Sauma, Walter Cignoli, Roberto Maciel and Clara Sajnovetzky.

Who is the director of "Leonera":

Leonera was directed by Pablo Trapero, an Argentinean producer, director, and writer.

Before directing Leonera, Pablo Trapero had directed Familia rodante, released in 2004, El Bonaerense (2002), Mundo grúa (1999). Since, he directed Carancho, released in 2010, 7 días en La Habana (2012).

What was the release date of "Leonera":

Leonera was initially released on Friday, July 03, 2009, in the United States. Other films released on Friday, July 03, 2009 are Captain Abu Raed (dir. Amin Matalqa), I Hate Valentine's Day, Youssou Ndour: I Bring What I Love, and La fille de Monaco. This was ten (10) years ago.

It has been released on Monday, September 08, 2008 in Canada; Wednesday, December 03, 2008 in France; Thursday, June 04, 2009 in Germany and on Friday, November 21, 2008 in Spain.

Who is at the casting of "Leonera":

At the casting of Leonera we find Rodrigo Santoro, previously seen in Redbelt (2008) and 300 (2006); Laura García (); Leonardo Sauma [ more... ]

What is the Storyline of "Leonera":

Sent to prison for allegedly killing her lover, Julia discovers she is pregnant and is sent to a high-security maternity ward to serve her time. Julia’s only concern now is her son. Her fellow inmate Marta becomes her ally; her mother Sofía, her opponent. One attempts to teach her how to be a mother; the other wishes to take over rearing the child. The film, shot in a real prison with inmates as extras, shines a light on a little known aspect of prison life: motherhood behind bars. An official selection of Cannes Film Festival.

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