Watch: Swoon 1992 123movies, Full Movie Online – 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 months before the crime, the investigation, trial and final fate of the two men..
Plot: Teenagers Nathan Leopold Jr. and Richard Loeb share a dangerous sexual bond and an amoral outlook on life. They spend afternoons breaking into storefronts and engaging in petty crimes, until the calculating Nathan ups the ante by kidnapping, and murdering, a young boy.
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Swoon tells the story of Leopold and Lobe with homosexuality constantly in mind, because it was important (or at least everyone at the time it actually happened believed it was important). This film points out how the trial focused on their homosexuality, using authentic court transcripts, despite the murder having nothing to do with sexual orientation. This mirrors Michael Foucault’s History of Sexuality regarding the policing of sexuality. Thought-provoking.
Although a bit confusing at times, a movie worth watching once. Perhaps do a bit of research on the background of the case to supplement the film.
Another biopic of the Leopold and Loeb case – this one took an interestng angle by sensationalizing their sexual relationship, which would’ve been unheard of in the former “Rope” and “Compulsion”. A neat idea.
The cinematography is gorgeous and it housed some very great, sombre atmosphere.
When you weren’t drooling over the men’s fashion photography, you were thrown head on into one of the strangest relationships ever put on film. Recommended.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 33 min (93 min), 1 hr 34 min (94 min) (Spain), 1 hr 32 min (92 min) (Sweden), 1 hr 20 min (80 min) (UK)
Genre Crime, Drama
Director Tom Kalin
Writer Tom Kalin, Hilton Als
Actors Daniel Schlachet, Craig Chester, Ron Vawter
Country United States
Awards 6 wins & 6 nominations
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix Dolby (Westrex Recording System)
Aspect Ratio 1.66 : 1
Camera Arriflex 16 SR2, Zeiss Super Speed, Vario-Sonnar and Cooke Varokinetal Lenses
Laboratory Alpha Cine Labs, Seattle (WA), USA (prints)
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 16 mm
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format 35 mm (blow-up)