Jackie (2016 movie)

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Jackie is a 2016 biographical drama movie directed by Pablo Larraín and written by Noah Oppenheim. The movie stars Natalie Portman as Jacqueline Kennedy. Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup, and John Hurt also star.

The movie is about Jacqueline Kennedy in the days when she was First Lady of the United States in the White House and her life immediately following the assassination of her husband, United States President John F. Kennedy, in 1963. It is partly based on Theodore H. White's Life magazine interview with the widow at Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, in November 1963.[1][2]

The movie was released in the United States on December 2, 2016, by Fox Searchlight Pictures to positive reviews. It three Academy Award nominations: Best Actress (for Portman), Best Original Score, and Best Costume Design.[3]

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  1. Rothman, Lily. "This Is the Real Jackie Interview With LIFE Magazine". Time.com. Time Magazine. Archived from the original on 19 January 2017. Retrieved 20 January 2017.
  2. Harris, Hunter. "The Real Story of the Life Magazine 'Camelot' Interview in Jackie". Vulture.com. New York Magazine. Retrieved 20 January 2017.
  3. "Oscar Nominations: Complete List". Variety. January 24, 2017. Retrieved January 24, 2017.