The United States of Leland (2004) Leland (Ryan Gosling), a shyly engaging high school student, has killed a retarded child. Why? Nothing in this tedious, infuriating film takes hold. 2004-04-02 R PT104M Drama Mystery and Thriller Don Cheadle Ryan Gosling Chris Klein Kevin Spacey Jena Malone Lena Olin Michelle Williams Paramount Classics
Movie Review

The United States of Leland (2004)

MPAA Rating: R
EW's GRADE
D

Details Limited Release: Apr 02, 2004; Rated: R; Length: 104 Minutes; Genres: Drama, Mystery and Thriller; With: Don Cheadle, Ryan Gosling, Chris Klein and Kevin Spacey; Distributor: Paramount Classics

Leland (Ryan Gosling), a shyly engaging high school student, has killed a retarded child. Why? Nothing in this tedious, infuriating film takes hold.

Originally posted Apr 16, 2004 Published in issue #760 Apr 16, 2004 Order article reprints