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|Directed by||Jeremy Davidson|
|Produced by||Mary Stuart Masterson, Steven Weisman, Peter C.B. Masterson, Paul Schnee, Jeremy Davidson|
|Written by||Jeremy Davidson|
|Starring|| Lawrence Pressman |
|Music by||Abel Korzeniowski|
Tickling Leo is a 2009 independent drama film about three generations of a Jewish family whose silence about their past has kept them apart.The film was directed by Jeremy Davidson, and stars Lawrence Pressman, Daniel Sauli, Annie Parisse, Eli Wallach, Ronald Guttman and Victoria Clark.
When Zak and his girlfriend Delphina visit his estranged father in the Catskills, they find him suffering from dementia and inadvertently uncover a dark family secret from World War II: an impossible sacrifice Zak's grandfather (Eli Wallach) made to join Rudolph Kasztner's controversial freedom train out of Hungary.
Tickling Leo screened at the Stony Brook Film Festival on July 25, 2009 and then opened in Manhattan, Queens and on Long Island Theaters on September 4, 2009 with a simultaneous DVD release. The film continued on to play to audiences in NorthEast, Florida and California.
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