The Trotsky

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Leon Bronstein is not your average Montreal West high school student. For one thing, none of his peers can claim to be the reincarnation of early 20th century Soviet iconoclast and Red Army hero, Leon Trotsky. When his father sends Leon to public school as punishment for starting a hunger strike at Papa's clothing factory, Leon quickly lends new meaning to the term 'student union', determined as he is to live out his pre-ordained destiny to the fullest and change the world.

  1. Jacob Tierney

    Director, Writer

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  1. Jay Baruchel

    Jay Baruchel


  2. Emily Hampshire

    Emily Hampshire

    Alexandra Leith

  3. Geneviève Bujold

    Geneviève Bujold

    Denise Archambault

  4. Colm Feore

    Colm Feore

    Principal Berkhoff

  5. Jessica Paré

    Jessica Paré


  6. Sarah-Jeanne Labrosse

    Sarah-Jeanne Labrosse

    School Girl

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 0m

Budget $6,400,000.00

Revenue -


Release Information

  • September 11, 2009



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