Taglines: I want them to see what they have done to Jack.
Jackie is a portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (Natalie Portman). JACKIE places us in her world during the days immediately following her husband’s assassination. Known for her extraordinary dignity and poise, here we see a portrait of the First Lady as she fights to establish her husband’s legacy and the world of “Camelot” that she created and loved so well.
The film follows Jackie Kennedy in the days when she was First Lady in the White House and her life following the assassination of her husband, President John F. Kennedy, in 1963. It focuses on Theodore H. White’s Life magazine interview with the widow at Hyannis Port, Massachusetts.
Jackie is a biographical drama film directed by Pablo Larraín and written by Noah Oppenheim. The film stars Natalie Portman as the titular character, following her life after the 1963 assassination of her husband John F. Kennedy. Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup and John Hurt also star. The film was selected to compete for the Golden Lion at the 73rd Venice International Film Festival and was released in the United States on December 2, 2016 by Fox Searchlight Pictures.
Directed by: Pablo Larraín
Starring: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup, John Hurt, Richard E. Grant, Caspar Phillipson, Beth Grant
Screenplay by: Noah Oppenheim
Production Design by: Jean Rabasse
Cinematography by: Stéphane Fontaine
Film Editing by: Sebastián Sepúlveda
Costume Design by: Madeline Fontaine
Set Decoration by: Véronique Melery
Art Direction by: Halina Gebarowicz
Music by: Mica Levi
MPAA Rating: R for brief strong violence and some language.
Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures
Release Date: December 2, 2016