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Portman To Direct Amoz Oz film?

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Portman To Direct Amoz Oz film?

Published on February 09, 2007 with No Comments

Natalie PortmanNatalie Portman looks set to direct and star in a film adaptation of Israeli author Amos Oz’s globally acclaimed autobiography.

A Tale Of Love And Darkness recounts Oz’s experiences growing up surrounded by the fighting in Jerusalem which later led to the foundation of an independent Israel.

A spokesperson for Jerusalem Capital Studios says, “JCS has met with Portman to discuss the possibility of her participating in and directing a film version of the book.”

The Leon actress, 25, who was born in Israel, is keen to play the role of Oz’s mother, who committed suicide when he was young.

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