The United States of Leland
A withdrawn young man, Leland Fitzgerald is imprisoned for the murder of a mentally disabled boy, who also happened to be the brother of his girlfriend, Becky. As the community struggles to deal with the killing, Pearl Madison, a teacher at the prison, decides to write about Leland's case. Meanwhile, others affected by the murder, including Becky and her sister, Julie, must contend with their own problems.
- Genre: Crime, Drama
- Studio: MDP Worldwide, Media 8 Entertainment, Thousand Words, Trigger Street Productions
- Keyword: murder, romance, teacher, writer, theft, juvenile detention center
- Cast: Don Cheadle, Ryan Gosling, Chris Klein, Kevin Spacey, Jena Malone, Lena Olin