Starring:Natalie Portman, Gilad Kahana, Amir Tessler
"A Tale of Love and Darkness" is based on the acclaimed and award-winning memoir of the same name by Amos Oz, one of Israel’s most celebrated writers. Portman wrote the screenplay adaptation, and stars in the film with Amir Tessler and Gilad Kahana. "A Tale of Love and Darkness" is an intimate family drama set against the backdrop of war-torn Jerusalem just a few years after World War II. The story is told through the eyes of a young boy whose coming-of-age is shaped by a devastating family tragedy, and by a turbulent and changing world as the state of Israel is born.