Directed by Brady Corbet
Rated 14A: violence
After a meteoric rise to pop star fame in her youth, adult Celeste (Natalie Portman) mounts a comeback following an infamous incident that derailed her career. Touring in support of her sixth album, a compendium of sci-fi anthems entitled Vox Lux; the brave, foul-mouthed pop saviour must overcome her personal and familial struggles to navigate motherhood, madness and monolithic fame in the Age of Terror. Featuring original songs by Sia and a transcendent performance by Natalie Portman, personifying and pummelling the zeitgeist, Vox Lux is an origin story about the forces that shape us, as individuals, nations, and gods.
“Fans of Natalie Portman won't want to miss her risk-taking performance.”
- Daniel M. Kimmel, New England Movies Weekly
“Vox Lux is an antidote to other recent films on music stardom, eschewing the usual narrative route to give its audience both the joy and discomfort around the role of trauma in addiction and the pressure of fame.”
- Shelagh Rowan-Legg, ScreenAnarchy
“Portman's nervy performance and the movie's dazzling cinematography and haunting music make it worth a look.
- Jeffrey M. Anderson, Common Sense Media
Nominated for the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival 2019
Nominated for Best Actress at the Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 2018
More awards available at https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5960374/awards?ref_=tt_awd