Natalie Portman Had to Learn How to Be Assertive When Directing A Tale of Love and Darkness

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Natalie Portman wrote, directed, and starred in the new feature film A Tale of Love and Darkness, an adaptation of Amos Oz's autobiographical novel of the same name. She didn't do it without overcoming a few challenges of being a female director in Hollywood. The Israeli-born actress plays a mother in Jerusalem who shapes her son in his early life before becoming a writer.