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.
DAS KLEINE FERNSEHSPIEL PRÄSENTIERT: THE TALE
Oren Moverman, Lawrence Inglee, Laura Rister, Jennifer Fox, Mynette Louie, Sol Bondy, Simone Pero, Regina K. Scully, Lynda Weinman, Reka Posta
Denis Lenoir, Ivan Strasburg
Anne Fabini, Alex Hall, Gary Levy
Laura Dern, Ellen Burstyn, Isabelle Nelisse, Common, Elizabeth Debicki, Jason Ritter, Frances Conroy, John Heard
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)