Jackie is one of the movies to keep an eye out this awards season. The film chronicles Jacqueline Kennedy’s final days in the White House following the assassination of her husband. The biopic has already won Best Screenplay at the Venice Film Festival and the Platform Prize at the Toronto Film Festival. Natalie Portman’s portrayal is also earning rave reviews. Many consider her a strong contender for Best Actress at next year’s Academy Awards.
Jackie is a searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. 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 psychological portrait of the First Lady as she struggles to maintain her husband’s legacy and the world of “Camelot” that they created and loved so well.
The film also stars Greta Gerwig as Nancy Tuckerman, Peter Sarsgaard as Bobby Kennedy, Max Casella as Jack Valenti, John Carroll Lynch as Lyndon B. Johnson, Billy Crudup as a journalist, and John Hurt as a priest. Jackie hits theaters on December 2. Check out the full trailer below.
Jackie Movie Trailer