Swoon

  • 1992
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Crime, Drama, Historical

Hip to the nth degree and so self-conscious it verges on the suffocating, SWOON takes its inspiration in equal parts from 1924's sensational Leopold and Loeb case and Harlem drag balls by way of Madonna. Wealthy Chicago teenagers Nathan Leopold, Jr. (Craig Chester) and Richard Loeb (Daniel Schlachet) are smart, spoiled and bored. They're embroiled in an...read more

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The true story of gay lovers, Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold Jr. who kidnapped and murdered a child in the early 1920s for kicks. The plot covers the (more…)
Swoon - Official Trailer
01:48 — Fact-based account of the 1920s "Leopold and Loeb" trial of two homosexual men charged with kidnapping and murder.
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04:21 — Question and answer with Director Tom Kalin for Swoon.
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02:06 — Trailer for Swoon. Swoon is the true story of two notorious, thrill-seeking young men in 1920s Chicago. Nathan Leopold, Jr. and Richard Loeb were two (more…)

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  • Released: 1992
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Hip to the nth degree and so self-conscious it verges on the suffocating, SWOON takes its inspiration in equal parts from 1924's sensational Leopold and Loeb case and Harlem drag balls by way of Madonna. Wealthy Chicago teenagers Nathan Leopold, Jr. (Crai… (more)

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