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Swoon (1992)

aka Swoon

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Details: 82 mins · English · R (USA)


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No_movie_poster Richard Loeb
No_movie_poster Nathan Leopold Jr.
No_movie_poster State's Attorney Crowe
No_movie_poster Detective Savage


Small Tom Kalin Director
No_movie_poster Christine Vachon Production
Small Tom Kalin Writer
Small Tom Kalin Editing


Swoon is an American independent film written and directed by Tom Kalin, released in 1992. It is an account of the 1924 Leopold and Loeb murder case, focusing more on the homosexuality of the killers than other movies based on the case. It starred Daniel Schlachet as Loeb and Craig Chester as Leopold.

Along with the films of Todd Haynes, Gregg Araki and others, Swoon is identified as part of the New Queer Cinema.

Release Dates:

Theatrical : 1992-11-20 : Australia

Theatrical : 1993-03-04 : Netherlands

Theatrical : 1995-01-11 : France

Theatrical : 1993-04-30 : Hungary

Theatrical : 1992-09-25 : United Kingdom

Theatrical : 1992-11-27 : Sweden

Theatrical : 1993-06-04 : Spain

Theatrical : 1992-09-11 : United States of America

1992-03-27 : United States of America

1992-02-19 : Germany

1992-09-13 : Canada