Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband's historic legacy.
A crisis counselor is sent by the Catholic Church to a small Chilean beach town where disgraced Priests and nuns, suspected of crimes ranging from child abuse to baby-snatching from unwed mothers, live secluded, after an incident occurs.
An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.
This movie 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 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.Written by
Fox Searchlight Pictures
Producer Darren Aronofsky was still mulling what direction to take the material, when he saw Director Pablo Larraín's movie The Club (2015), a riveting drama set in a secret retirement home for troubled Catholic Priests. It felt like fate. Larraín's distinctively energetic filmmaking style and deft ability to swirl character, emotion, and political insight into an affecting narrative, seemed like a great match for Screenwriter Noah Oppenheim's probing of Jacqueline Kennedy, after the assassination of her husband President John F. Kennedy. "The Club (2015) was just a very impressive film. It was extremely moving, yet it took you into a different world, and introduced you to characters you never expected to empathize with", Aronofsky explained. "After seeing it, I was convinced Pablo could probably do anything." See more »
Robert Kennedy is shown wearing a wedding band - he didn't. See more »
Mrs. Kennedy? They told me to come up. And I'm so sorry for your loss.
Have you read what they've been writing? Krock and Merriman and all the rest?
Yes, I have.
Merriman's such a bitter man. It's been just one week. Already they're treating him like some dusty old artifact to be shelved away. That's no way to be remembered.
And how would you like him remembered, Mrs. Kennedy?
You understand that I will be editing this conversation just in case I don't say exactly ...
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This movie is overrated. The problem of this film it focuses only on a short period of Jacqueline's life - JFK assassination and funeral arrangements. The film is lacking plot and really does not show anything attractive for audience. It show Jackie as smoking and drinking person, who focuses on funeral arrangements to keep the memory of JFK. That's all.
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