He implies the books contain classified information and says they were bound in secret by his daughter. The relationship between Teja and Marta is more explicit in the film adaptation. The character has since been named by several publications as one of cinema's greatest villains. She discovers that Leon is a professional assassin, working for Tony Danny Aiello , a mob kingpin based in Little Italy. Thinking Jovan assaulted her, he punches Jovan in the face and tends to Marta. As Mathilda and Léon recover from the ordeal, Léon opens up about how he became a cleaner; when Léon was young in Italy, he was in love with a girl from a wealthy family. Maïwenn Le Besco Blond Babe 14.
The role was intense, demanding, controversial, and has since proven to be one of the top child acting performances in cinema. In time, the pair forms a close bond. Teja suddenly left the compartment to look for a toilet, and accidentally fell out of the moving train. Wanting to avenge the death of her brother, Mathilda makes a deal with Leon to become his protÃ©gÃ©e in exchange for work as a domestic servant, hoping to learn the hitman's trade and take out the men who took her brother's life. During the raid, Stansfield quickly becomes unhinged and murders Mathilda's entire family while she is out shopping for groceries. The film enjoys cult status and is a dark comedic retrospect of the relationship between dissenters and the under the regime of. When Mathilda returns, she realizes what has happened just in time to continue down the hall to Léon's apartment, who hesitantly gives her shelter.
Léon: The Professional Actors - Before and After 2018 Leon: The Professional 1994 Cast: 1. Mathilda returns to school and meets the headmistress, who readmits her after Mathilda reveals what had happened to her. Léon, after discovering her plan in a note left for him, rescues Mathilda, killing two more of Stansfield's men in the process. We see him at work, in opening scenes of startling violence and grim efficiency. Joseph Malerba Stairway Swat 19. In all of these situations, Teja was fighting against the Milošević regime, and Luka was right behind him monitoring his movements. Cast: , , , , Director: Rating: R Running Time: 109 min.
Teja threatens to kill Luka but is stopped by Marta bursting inside. After Luka was retired in the aftermath of the , his daughter compiled all his daily reports into four books, all listing Teja as the author. Club members also get access to our members-only section on RogerEbert. Luka first learned of Teja during the in 1991, where Teja held a speech. Jessie Keosian Old Lady 15.
Robert LaSardo Client 1 Léon: The Professional Soundtracks: Sting - Shape Of My Heart Éric Serra - The Experience of Love Björk - Venus As A Boy Gene Kelly - I Like Myself Natalie Portman - Like a Virgin Natalie Portman - Happy Birthday Natalie Portman - Singing in the Rain Léon: The Professional French: Léon; originally released in the United States as The Professional is a 1994 English-language French thriller film written and directed by Luc Besson. That was the day that he found out that Teja and Ana, at the time a freshman in his class, were dating. In La Femme Nikita plays a similar character named Victor. The final scene at the school was filmed at the in , New Jersey. Like Mathilda, her character goes to war with a drug cartel as revenge for the murder of her family when she was a child. Don Creech 2nd Stansfield man 11. Teja reluctantly accepts, and the man claims he is a writer, presenting Teja with four books ready to be published.
He later followed and photographed Teja and Ana, and forwarded the photographs to Teja's university. Besson must have been watching the opening of the old Letterman show. In the film, Léon Reno , a professional hitman, reluctantly takes in 12-year-old Mathilda Portman , after her family is murdered by corrupt agent Oldman. Matilda wants to hire Leon to avenge the death of her little brother; in payment, she offers to do his laundry. Her father stores drugs for two-faced cop Norman Stansfield. The first time was following his father's funeral when Teja and his friends grieved all night in a kafana with a hunters' club Luka had infiltrated.
Glascoe 3rd Stansfield man 12. On several occasions, Marta and the striking workers enter Teja's office and misunderstand his and Luka's interaction as attempted murder or sexual advances. Soon, she was appearing in local productions with the Usdan Theatre Arts Camp in Long Island. Or he can set a trap for them. But always at the back of my mind was the troubled thought that there was something wrong about placing a 12-year-old character in the middle of this action. Teja doubts the validity of Luka's story since Luka references high art frequently.
Luka even visited Teja's parents, posing as a friend from the police academy of Teja's father's. In the course of the movie, Leon will, in effect, adopt his neighbor Matilda , a tough, streetwise, 12-year old girl. Mathilda doesn't much care for her parents, but she has a close bond with her four-year-old brother. Luka and Teja discuss how the murder would be portrayed as a suicide or a crime of passion, had Jovan killed Marta and him, and how the State Security was never really reformed as only Luka was sacked. You will receive a weekly newsletter full of movie-related tidbits, articles, trailers, even the occasional streamable movie. Most of the events the two main characters discuss in the play take place during the 1970's and 80's, and the earliest events described in the film take place in 1991.