Natalie Portman Returns To Jerusalem In Director Debut

Natalie Portman Returns To Jerusalem In Director Debut

Via AFP:

Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman was back in her native city of Jerusalem on Thursday shooting for her directorial debut, to the annoyance of the local ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.

The Hollywood actress, who was born in Jerusalem, is directing a film adaptation of "A Tale of Love and Darkness," an award-winning 2002 novel by Israel's best known writer, Amos Oz.

Translated from Hebrew into 28 languages, the story is a heart-wrenching memoir of Oz's childhood in Jerusalem in the 1940s and 1950s, before and after the creation of the Jewish state.

In the film, Portman, 32, play...

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