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'Léon: The Professional' Rooftop Screening

Natalie Portman and Jean Reno in Léon (1994).

The Rooftop Cinema Club will host a screening of Léon: The Professional (1994) on Thursday, April 25th at 8:00pm on the rooftop of the LEVEL apartment block in Downtown LA. 

Directed and written by Luc Besson, the crime drama follows Mathilda (Natalie Portman), a 12-year-old girl, who is reluctantly taken in by Léon (Jean Reno), a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade.

Doors open at 6:30pm, so arrive early for cold drinks, delicious street food and rooftop views.

Léon: The Professional
Directed and written by: Luc Besson
Starring: Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman
Year: 1994
Runtime: 110 min
Language: English, French, and Italian
Distributor: Gaumont, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures