“Leolo” is a 1992 film by Quebecois director Jean-Claude Lauzon
The film tells the story of Leo Lauzon (Maxim Colllin, a young boy living in a Montreal tenement with his dysfunctional family. He uses his active fantasy life and the book “L’avalee des avales” by Quebecois novelist Rejean Ducharme to escape the reality of his life. Gilbert Sicotte, as the adult Leolo, narrates the film. The cast also includes Pierre Bourgault, Andree Lachapelle, Denys Arcand, Julien Guiomar, and Germain Houde.