Jackie

Genre:  Drama | Running Time:  100 min.
Release Date: December 9, 2016 - Toronto
: December 16, 2016 - Vancouver
: January 27, 2017 - Wide
DVD/BluRay/Digital: March 7, 2017

Current rating: Rating: 3.26
based on 48 votes and 19 reviews
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Cast: Natalie Portman, John Hurt, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup, John Carroll Lynch

Inspiration: Jacqueline Kennedy

Synopsis

After the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline "Jackie" Kennedy (Natalie Portman) struggles with grief, trauma, and overwhelming media attention in the midst of an incredible tragedy that stunned all of America.

This riveting biopic details the private moments between Jackie and her two small children, John Jr. and Caroline, as well as with her brother-in-law Robert (Peter Sarsgaard), LIFE journalist Theodore H. White (Billy Crudup), and a Catholic priest (John Hurt), as she attempts to uphold her husband's unforgettable legacy.

Director: Pablo Larraín
Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures
Producer(s): Darren Aronofsky, Martine Cassinelli, Wei Han, Jayne Hong
Screenplay: Noah Oppenheim
Official Site: http://foxsearchlight.com/jackie/

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  • 3 stars "Brilliant Performance by Natalie Portman"
  • 5 stars "Natalie Portman deservedly won her second Best Actress Oscar for this extraordinary performance."
  • 2 stars "DO NOT WASTE MONEY on this flop wasted time and resources to make a very BAD recreation of the assassination and not the person the project was named for Hey for those of you who choose to view wait for your local library to obtain their copy(s) and check it out for free"