Natalie Portman and her role of Jacqueline Kennedy won the Desert Palm Achievement Award at The Palm Springs International Film Festival. The jury has selected this actress for her marvellous performance in ‘Jackie’.
An actress Portman honoured by the Desert Palm Achievement Award, which will be received in a couple of months. The ceremony takes place at the Palm Springs Convention Center, at the festival’s Awards Gala.
The mini-series ‘Jackie’ tells the history of one of the outstanding First ladies of the US. Festival Chairman Harold Matzner said about the actress:
‘Natalie Portman truly brings to life one of this country’s most treasured public figures in the acclaimed new film Jackie. Portman delivers a transformative and deeply human portrayal of the former First Lady following the assassination of John F. Kennedy, one of the most challenging moments in our nation’s history.’
The first her cinematographic award Portman received in 2011 for ‘Black Swan’, she became the Academy Award for Best Actress. Current work of Ms Portman, the series ‘Jackie’ shows the days immediately following Kennedy’s assassination in 1963. Mrs Kennedy as the former First Lady struggles to maintain her husband’s legacy.
Director Pablo Larraín was very pleased to work with Natalie Portman, her partners were Peter Sarsgaard, Caspar Phillipson, John Carroll Lynch, Beth Grant and Max Casella.
Portman started her cinema career in the childhood, her fist performance was the role of Matilda in 1994 Luc Besson’s drama ‘Professional’. Ms Portman also directed and wrote her first feature ‘A Tale of Love and Darkness,’ which debuted at Cannes in 2015.