Jackie

Jackie

  • 2016
  • R
  • 100 min
  • Chile, China, France
  • biography, drama, history
7/10

An account of the days of First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy, in the immediate aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963.

Director: Pablo Larraín

Writer: Noah Oppenheim

Stars: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup, John Hurt

Jackie offers an alluring peek into a beloved American public figure's private world -- and an enthralling starring performance from Natalie Portman in the bargain.

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Director


  • Pablo Larraín
    Pablo Larraín
    Born in Santiago in 1976, Pablo Larraín is, along with Sebastián Lelio, Chile's greatest movie director as well as a major producer (through his Fabula company). Not for the weak-hearted, his films are straightforward, generally aggressive and interspersed with violence.

Main Cast


Reviews


  • Nigel Andrews (Financial Times)

    There is kitsch but no corn in this piercingly intelligent film. Even the press-interview framing device, a tired trope in some cinema, proves its sly mettle.

Content


Tagline: I want them to see what they have done to Jack.

Certificate: R

Genres: biography, drama, history

Categories: assassination, u.s. president, widow, john f. kennedy, dallas texas, president, first lady, kennedy family, kennedy assassination, american history, 1960s, jackie kennedy

Details and Technical Specs


Runtime: 100 min

Country: Chile, China, France, Germany, UK, USA

Language: English, Spanish

Aspect Ratio: 1.66 : 1

Color: Color, Black and White