If you buy the characters, you’ll probably enjoy 20th Century Women. I didn’t, and it left me cold. And a little bored.
Jackie is a profoundly moving semi-impressionistic depiction of America’s most revered First Lady that deconstructs the icon while simultaneously tracking its development. Brilliantly directed and written, but the crowning glory is Natalie Portman’s soaring performance as the emotionally raw but ultimately controlled and controlling woman beneath the public facade.