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    Une histoire d'amour et de ténèbres

    Poster of the movie Une histoire d'amour et de ténèbres
    Year2015
    Original titleA Tale of Love and Darkness
    Original lang.Hebrew
    CountryIsrael
    Run time1h38m
    GenreHistory-based drama
    Directed byNatalie Portman
    Written byNatalie Portman, Amos Oz
    CompanyFocus WorldEntertainment OneLes Films Séville
    10 reviews7.6
    PG-13
    Guide for parents: not recommended for young children, violence.
    13+
    Guide for parents: Rated PG-13 in the USA, not recommended for young children, violence.
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    Guide for parents: Rated PG-13 in the USA, not recommended for young children, violence.
    PG
    Guide for parents: Rated PG-13 in the USA, not recommended for young children, violence.
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    Guide for parents: Rated PG-13 in the USA, not recommended for young children, violence.
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    Guide for parents: Rated PG-13 in the USA, not recommended for young children, violence.
    PG
    Guide for parents: Rated PG-13 in the USA, not recommended for young children, violence.
    PG
    Guide for parents: Rated PG-13 in the USA, not recommended for young children, violence.

    Synopsis

    A Tale of Love and Darkness is based on the memories of Amos Oz, growing up in Jerusalem in the years before Israeli statehood with Arieh, his academic father and Fania, his dreamy, imaginative mother. They were one of many Jewish families who moved to Palestine from Europe during the 1930s and 40s to escape persecution. Arieh was cautiously hopeful for the future but Fania wanted much more. The terror of the war and running from home had been followed by the tedium of everyday life, which weighed heavily on Fania's spirit. Unhappy in her marriage and intellectually stifled, she would make up stories of adventures (like treks across the desert) to cheer herself up and entertain her 10-year-old son Amos. He became so enraptured when she read him poetry and explained about words and language; it would become an influence on his writing for the rest of his life. When independence didn't bring the renewed sense of life that Fania had hoped for, she slipped into solitude and sadness. Unable to help her, Amos was forced to say an untimely good-bye. As he witnessed the birth of Israel, he had to come to terms with his own new beginning.

    Starring

    Natalie Portman
    Amir Tessler
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