The United States of Leland

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Original title The United States of Leland
Category Crime, Drama
UK Release Date
Production year 2003
Production Country
Directors Matthew Ryan Hoge
Cast Don Cheadle, Ryan Gosling, Chris Klein, Kevin Spacey, Jena Malone, Lena Olin, Michelle Williams, Martin Donovan, Ann Magnuson, Kerry Washington, Sherilyn Fenn, Matt Malloy, Wesley Jonathan, Michael Peña, Michael Welch
Distributor

Synopsis

A withdrawn young man, Leland Fitzgerald is imprisoned for the murder of a mentally disabled boy, who also happened to be the brother of his girlfriend, Becky.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.