Press Clippings

Explores the life and relationships of the early 20th American educator, editor, and journalist Leonie Gilmour, the mother of the acclaimed artist and architect Isamu Noguchi. (read more)

Monterey Media has acquired U.S. rights to Hisako Matsui’s independent film Leonie, starring Emily Mortimer, Christina Hendricks and Shidô Nakamura. (read more)

At the beginning of the biopic "Leonie," Gilmour (the always excellent Emily Mortimer) is so formidable that her Bryn Mawr professors keep her at a wary distance. When a classmate, Catherine (Christina Hendricks), shyly extends an invitation to friendship, she retorts with a line that’s like a slap in the face: "Don't disappoint me by being ordinary." (read more)

Leonie is a biopic on Leonie Gimour (Emily Mortimer) an American journalist who falls in love with Japanese poet Yone Noguchi, and gives birth to their son, Isamu Noguchi, who grows up to become the world famous architect and sculptor. (read more)



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