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Watch: Young Natalie Portman's Original Audition Tape for Luc Besson's 'Leon: The Professional'

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood June 18, 2013 at 1:18PM

Check out Natalie Portman's original audition tape for Luc Besson's "Leon: The Professional." In the video, an 11-year-old Portman reads a number of the lines that she would eventually say in the 1994 film as Mathilda, the pre-teen taken in by assassin Leon (Jean Reno) after the murder of her family in a police raid. Watch below.
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Natalie Portman auditions for "Leon: The Professional"
Natalie Portman auditions for "Leon: The Professional"

Check out Natalie Portman's original audition tape for Luc Besson's "Leon: The Professional." In the video, an 11-year-old Portman reads a number of the lines that she would eventually say in the 1994 film as Mathilda, the pre-teen taken in by assassin Leon (Jean Reno) after the murder of her family in a police raid. Watch below.

Hat tip: The Playlist.

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