Official US Trailer for Natalie Portman's 'A Tale of Love and Darkness'
"Your innocence will never abandon you…" Focus World has debuted a brand new official US trailer for Natalie Portman's directorial debut, a drama called A Tale of Love and Darkness, set against the backdrop of the end of the British Mandate for Palestine and the early years of the State of Israel. Natalie Portman plays Fania Oz, the mother of Amos Oz, a person from real life who eventually becomes a writer, journalist, and advocate of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The film focuses mostly on his youth and his relationship with his mother. The cast includes Amir Tessler as the young Amos Oz, as well as Gilad Kahana, Ohad Knoller, Makram Khoury and Rotem Keinan. This looks powerful with some stunning cinematography by Slawomir Idziak (of Black Hawk Down, Gattaca). Have a look below.
Here's an official US trailer for Natalie Portman's A Tale of Love and Darkness, in high def on Apple:
Based on the international best-seller by Amos Oz, A Tale of Love and Darkness is the story of his youth, set against the backdrop of the end of the British Mandate for Palestine and the early years of the State of Israel. The film details the young man’s relationship with his mother and his beginnings as a writer, while looking at what happens when the stories we tell become the stories we live. A Tale of Love and Darkness is the feature directorial debut of actress Natalie Portman, who also produced the film. The screenplay is by Natalie Portman, adapted from Amos Oz's memoir of the same name. This first premiered at the Cannes Film Festival last year, and also played at the Toronto and Beijing Film Festivals. Focus World will release A Tale of Love and Darkness in select theaters starting August 19th later this summer. Planning to see this?