About the Film | A Tale of Love and Darkness Movie Synopsis | Focus Features

Based on the international best-seller by Amos Oz, A TALE OF LOVE AND DARKNESS is the story of his youth, set against the backdrop of the end of the British Mandate for Palestine and the early years of the State of Israel. The film details the young man’s relationship with his mother and his beginnings as a writer, while looking at what happens when the stories we tell, become the stories we live.

FANIA OZ - NATALIE PORTMAN

ARIEH OZ - GILAD KAHANA

AMOS OZ - AMIR TESSLER

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER - NICOLAS CHARTIER

WRITER/DIRECTOR - NATALIE PORTMAN