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For Natalie Portman this film is “One of the best ever”



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For Natalie Portman, the duo Todd Haynes and Julianne Moore, with whom she worked on “May December”, are responsible for “one of the best films ever”.

Considered as one of the great actresses of her generation, Natalie Portman has built her prolific career working on challenging projects with renowned filmmakers such as Mike Nichols (“Too close”), Darren Aronofsky (“Black Swan”) or Pablo Larraín (“Jackie”).

This year, the winner of the Oscar took on another ambitious role when collaborating for the first time with Todd Haynes (“Carol”) in “May December: Secrets of a Scandal”.

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In this new film premiered in CannesPortman plays Elizabeth Berry, an actress who is preparing to star in a film about a controversial real case and who decides to delve into Grace’s life (Julianne Moore), the woman who will incarnate. Grace began a relationship with Joe (Charles Melton) when he was just 13 and she was 36. 20 years later, Elizabeth’s presence will put the couple under pressure.

For her role in the film, Natalie Portman has already won nominations to the Independent Spirit Awards and to Golden Globeswhich strengthens its position to win a nomination to the Oscars in the category of Best actress. Julianne Moore got a place in the hotly contested Best Supporting Actress of Critics’ Choice Awards and the Golden Globes.

It should be noted that among the trio, the one who is having the most success is the newcomer Charles Melton who, in addition to the same distinctions as his colleagues, also achieved a victory in the Gotham Awards and with the New York Film Criticsbeing very well positioned in the Oscar race.

This is the first time Portman and Melton have had the opportunity to work with Haynes. In turn, Moore and the director have a impressive artistic partnershiphaving already collaborated on four films, namely: “Safe”, “Far from Paradise“, “I’m Not There” It is “Wonderstruck: The Museum of Wonders“.

According to deadlineit was Natalie Portman who received Samy Burch’s pitch and decided to send it to Todd Haynes, who later recruited Julianne Moore.

Julianne Moore in “Safe” © American Playhouse Theatrical Films

For the Oscar-winning actress, the opportunity to collaborate with this distinguished duo must have been a privilege, as they are in her Top 5 for the website A.framePortman chose “Safe” (1995), the first collaboration between the two, highlighting it as “one of the best films ever”.

In the work, Moore plays a healthy woman who begins to suffer from a mysterious illness. Portman is full of praise for her colleague, saying that it is “one of the greatest performances of all time – which has a lot to do with the role of women in society, and also with the environmental catastrophe, and the relationship between the two.” .


And you, did you know “Safe”? Have you seen Natalie Portman and Julianne Moore in “May December”?

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