The professional the 1994 film starring jean reno and natalie portman as unlikely friends and later. An unusual relationship forms as she becomes his protegee and learns the assassins trade. Better make it quick, or else you will be here all day. May 1, 20 the best live action movie ever made, the greatest slice of life story ever. With a phenomenal cast uniting jean reno, gary oldman and natalie portman in her first leading role, leon. Luc besson and the disturbing true story behind leon.
The professional 1994 was a controversial film at the time of its release. Besson felt the role was under utilised so hence leon. Also note, luc besson, the director and screenwriter for the film is actually a pedophile. The professional give the audience greater insights into the complex characters of leon and, most often, mathilda. However, he has casually befriended mathilda natalie portman, in an auspicious debut, a 12 yearold neighbor whose entire family, including her adored 4yearold brother, is wiped out by some crooked dea agents. The plot follows leon reno, a professional hitman, who reluctantly takes in 12yearold mathilda. The professional critics consensus pivoting on the unusual relationship between seasoned hitman and his 12yearold apprentice a breakout turn by young natalie portman luc bessons. The professional is not a pedophile movie when knowing the film was actually made by. With jean reno, gary oldman, natalie portman, danny aiello. Because the story required that portman was older, production was delayed, but in the meantime besson got involved in other projects. For the odd few who have yet to see the film it is. Leon was the first and only time that his movies have excelled in all three departments. At the end of the movie, mathilda plants it in her schools park, and says. Thats because the stairwell and corridors are those of the famous, and unbelievably closed, hotel chelsea, 222 west 23rd street, between seventh.
As a hitman, leon is always traveling, never settling down in one place. The professional starring natalie portman, jean reno and gary oldman. Better make it quick, or else you will be here all day listening to his crap. Het leidt tot een bij vlagen ontroerende film vol actie en humor. Mathilda, a 12yearold girl, is reluctantly taken in by leon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. She discovers that leon is a professional assassin, working for tony danny. It stars jean reno and gary oldman, and features the motion picture debut of natalie portman. From the very start with his debut feature, the last battle, besson demonstrated a strong visual sense but it is safe to say that both script and performances have often been a little lacking. The film was directed by luc besson and was originally released in the us under the title the professional, but has since been released on video under the title leon. She told me a story about two film persona having a discussion about tony curtis first part in a major play as a busboy. How was natalie portman discovered and cast in leon.
The professional 1994 movie trailer instantly, no need to login. While the film was shot in both paris and new york city, besson has noted that leon is first and foremost a new york movie. Mathilda ontdekt dat leon een huurmoordenaar is en wil met hem in zee om haar familie. The professional is a film about lifealtering events and the difficulty of coping with change. See more ideas about leon, the professional movie and jean reno. Mathilda, a 12yearold girl, is reluctantly taken in by leon, a professional assassin, after her family is.
Now he has made the professional, about a tough child who wants to become a professional killer, and civilizes. All 27 songs from the leon 1994 movie soundtrack, with scene descriptions. Listen to and download the music, ost, score, list of songs and trailers. The plot follows leon reno, a professional hitman, who reluctantly takes in. When it comes to leon i feel comfortable in new york because for me.
It stars jean reno, gary oldman, and natalie portman in her film debut. The professional, how are sexual and mature concepts presented between the characters. The man who has come whizzing through the streets is leon, a skillful but uneducated cleaner, or professional hitman. The other says i was hoping you would have said hes a. This is, by some comfortable margin, luc bessons best film. The professional is half action movie and half slightly comedic drama. We see him at work, in opening scenes of startling violence and grim efficiency. History repeats itself, the first time as tragedy, the second time as farce. When its tough like this, you know its gonna be ugly. Leon, titled leon in the uk and australia and originally titled the professional in the us, is a 1994 englishlanguage french action thriller film written and directed by luc besson. Tra i due nasce una tenera amicizia, fra scambi di lezioni sulluso delle armi da una parte e di lettura dallaltra. The professional is a stylistically innovative action thriller which shows besson at his schizophrenic best.
In the course of the movie, leon will, in effect, adopt his neighbor matilda natalie portman, a. Luc bessons taste for wacky plots, extravagant action and grandiose romance reached its climax with this deeply strange and muchloved crime movie. One says i saw him walk on stage and said hes a star. The professional 1994 has undergone cuts that create substantial differences between the film versions. In the film leon reno, a professional hitman, reluctantly taks in 12yearauld mathilda portman, efter her family is murderer by corrupt drug enforcement. Leon 1994 soundtrack complete list of songs whatsong. Leon jean reno is a precise, calculating hit mana consummate professional, with no family and no friends. The professional 1994 2017, 123movies,xmovies8,fmovies.717 771 1189 1125 513 1258 192 332 620 1311 1475 1447 768 102 1219 1106 1238 1476 792 632 364 879 188 525 695 177 1033 1384 513 471 265 1216 1349 362 881 573 100 936 1139 1245