Starring: Natalie Portman, Greta Gerwig, Peter Sarsgaard, Max Casella, Beth Grant, Billy Crudup, Richard E. Grant, John Hurt, Caspar Phillipson
Bio-drama directed by Pablo Larraín which film follows Jacqueline Kennedy (Natalie Portman) seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady. The story places us in her world during the days immediately following her husband’s, President John F. Kennedy (Caspar Phillipson), 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.
Best Quotes from Trailer:
Jacqueline Kennedy: People like to believe in fairytales. Don’t let it be forgot that for one brief shining moment there was a Camelot. There won’t be another Camelot. Not another Camelot.
Jacqueline Kennedy: People like to believe in fairytales.
The Journalist: And you?
Jacqueline Kennedy: I believe that the characters we read about on the page and that being more real than the man you stand beside is.
[as she’s crying]
Jacqueline Kennedy: I said, “Jack. Jack, can you hear me? Jack, I love you, Jack.
William Walton: People need their history. They need to know that real men actually lived here.
Jacqueline Kennedy: I have grown accustomed to a great divide between what people believe and what I know to be real.
The Journalist: And how would you like him remembered?
Jacqueline Kennedy: There should be more horses, more soldiers.
Jack Valenti: Why are you doing this, Mrs. Kennedy?
Jacqueline Kennedy: There’s more crying, more cameras!
Lyndon Baines Johnson: This is making us look like barbarians.
Robert Kennedy: What’s wrong with you? You don’t have to do this.
Jacqueline Kennedy: I will watch this, Jack, alone if necessary.
Jacqueline Kennedy: I’m not the First Lady anymore. I lost Jack somewhere. I was real, that was performance.
The Journalist: I’m guessing you won’t allow me to write any of that.
Jacqueline Kennedy: No, because I never said that.
Jackie is set for release in the US December 2nd and UK January 20th.