The United States of Leland (2003)

Director
Matthew Ryan Hoge

Main cast
Don Cheadle; Ryan Gosling; Chris Klein; Kevin Spacey; Jena Malone

Genres
Crime, Drama

Description
A withdrawn young man, Leland Fitzgerald is imprisoned for the murder of a mentally disabled boy, who also happened to be the brother of his girlfriend, Becky. As the community struggles to deal with the killing, Pearl Madison, a teacher at the prison, decides to write about Leland's case. Meanwhile, others affected by the murder, including Becky and her sister, Julie, must contend with their own problems.


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