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Dir: Brady Corbet | USA | 2018 | 115 mins
Cast: Natalie Portman, Raffey Cassidy, Jude Law, Jennifer Ehle, Stacy Martin, Willem Dafoe (voice)
Vox Lux contains sequences of flashing lights / strobe effects which might affect customers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy
Natalie Portman is sensational in Brady Corbet’s (The Childhood of a Leader) Vox Lux. Part commentary on American celebrity culture, part review of the country’s recent history, it starts in 1999, with teenager Celeste (Raffey Cassidy), a survivor of a high school shooting, singing at a memorial for her classmates and capturing the attention of a manager (Jude Law), who sets her on the path to fame. Years later, Celeste (Portman) has become a global superstar, but so jaded by the music business that she is now an entirely different animal; a hard-nosed 21st century brand. With a magnificent score from the late Scott Walker, plus songs by Sia and narration by Willem Dafoe.
“Natalie Portman powers dark portrait of the fame monster” The Guardian
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