Natalie Portman is pretty busy. That’s what happens when an actress is set to play two icons (Jackie Kennedy and Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsberg) and bringing her first feature film as a director into public view. Portman’s A Tale of Love and Darkness premiered at Cannes earlier this year, and now an international trailer has arrived from United King Films.
Portman adapted A Tale of Love and Darkness from the autobiographical memoir by Amos Oz. The film focus on the conflict between Israel and Palestine in the 1940s, and stars Amir Tesslar as a young Amos, who experiences growing up in Jerusalem along with his parents Fania (Portman) and Arieh (Gilad Kahana).
The synopsis of the film details “a family saga and a magical self-portrait of a writer who witnessed the birth of a nation and lived through its turbulent history.” Watch the Hebrew-language trailer above.