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The Tale

Original title: The Tale
Director: Jennifer Fox
Cast: Laura Dern, Jason Ritter, Elizabeth Debicki
Country: United States, Germany
Year of production: 2018
Length (min): 114
Language: English
Subtitles: Czech
Sales: HBO
Section: Tribute: Oren Moverman

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Jennifer is a successful documentary director and professor who lives happily with her boyfriend in New York. But everything changes when she reads a short story she wrote at the age of thirteen. There's a huge gap between the supposed fiction and her memories. This mystery drama draws from the director Jennifer Fox's experience of being sexually abused in childhood. The film premiered at Sundance and was nominated for a Golden Globe.

Jennifer Fox

The versatile American filmmaker dropped out of  university in New York and left for Beirut. She made her first documentary there – Beirut: The Last Home Movie, which earned her a Grand Jury Prize at Sundance. Her second feature documentary My Reincarnation was presented at the IDFA in Amsterdam. The Tale is her first live-action film.

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