Jackie

Jackie

Jackie

Academy Award-winner Natalie Portman is Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy in this dramatic portrait of the First Lady, following her immediately after the assassination of JFK. From the director of the Oscar-nominated No.

Best Costume Design, 2017 BAFTAs
2016Rating: MA15+, Scenes of injury detail99 minsUSA, Chile, France
DramaTrue Story & BiographyHistoricalFestival & Independent

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Jackie / Reviews

Flicks, Leonie Hayden

Flicks, Leonie Hayden

Hours after John F. Kennedy’s death, Jackie Kennedy watched President Lyndon B. Johnson get sworn in while her husband’s blood was still fresh on her clothes. Days after her husband’s death she organised an elaborate public funeral procession and gave an exclusive interview to LIFE Magazine, both of which elevated her husband’s legacy to mythical proportions.

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Variety

Variety

Eschewing standard biopic form at every turn, this brilliantly constructed, diamond-hard character study observes the exhausted, conflicted Jackie...

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Time Out

Time Out

The film's lasting impact is dazzlingly intellectual: Just as JFK himself turned politics into image-making, his wife continued his work when no one else could.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

In some roles, Ms. Portman stiffens up and never seems to get out of her head; in "Jackie" this works as a character trait.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

It’s a singular vision from an uncompromising director that happens to be about one of the most famous women in American history. Jackie is not Oscar bait – it’s great cinema.

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Stuff

Stuff

Jackie is subjective and impressionistic, but also disciplined and extremely well thought-through.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

A potent cinematic provocation. Powered by a transfixing Portman as Jackie, Larrain's film - one of the year's best - is appropriately hard to pin down and impossible to forget.

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New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

Jackie ebbs and flows, rough in the most human way possible.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Larraín told his producers he wouldn't do "Jackie" unless Natalie Portman agreed to take on the role, and her superb performance, utterly convincing without being anything like an impersonation, vindicates his determination.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Extraordinary in its piercing intimacy and lacerating in its sorrow, Jackie is a remarkably raw portrait of an iconic American first lady...

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