DAS KLEINE FERNSEHSPIEL PRÄSENTIERT: THE TALE

Jennifer Fox | Feature Film | USA, D 2018 | 114’ | English with German subtitles

48-year-old New Yorker Jennifer (Laura Dern) is a successful documentary filmma­ker and journalist. One day she‘s confron­ted with an old school essay of hers by her mother (Ellen Burstyn), in which the then 13-year-old Jennifer talks about a “special relationship” to her renowned athletics coach and his lover. Jennifer starts out on an expedition into her own past. After the screening director Jennifer Fox and producer Sol Bondy talk about this auto­biographical film.

Director
Jennifer Fox
Screenplay
Jennifer Fox
Producers
Oren Moverman, Lawrence Inglee, Laura Rister, Jennifer Fox, Mynette Louie, Sol Bondy, Simone Pero, Regina K. Scully, Lynda Weinman, Reka Posta
Cinematography
Denis Lenoir, Ivan Strasburg
Editing
Anne Fabini, Alex Hall, Gary Levy
Music
Ariel Marx
Production Design
Debbie DeVilla
Principal Cast
Laura Dern, Ellen Burstyn, Isabelle Nelisse, Common, Elizabeth Debicki, Jason Ritter, Frances Conroy, John Heard

International Sales

Mongrel International

Selected filmography Jennifer Fox

BEIRUT: THE LAST HOME MOVIE (1987), AN AMERICAN LOVE STORY (1999), FLYING: CONFESSIONS OF A FREE WOMAN, MY REINCARNATION (2011), P.O.V. (2012)