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Natalie Portman Has an Eye on Directing

February 10, 2007 01:50:10 GMT

Natalie Portman reportedly has expressed her desire to direct a film version of Israeli author Amos Oz's "A Tale of Love and Darkness."


Looking for a perfect vehicle to start her foray into directing field, Natalie Portman has shown her interest in helming a big screen adaptation of Israeli writer Amos Oz's internationally acclaimed autobiography "A Tale of Love and Darkness."

The beauty, who was recently seen playing the female lead in "V for Vendetta", is also said to possibly take starring role in if the project gets a green light to be developed, Jerusalem Capital Studios spokesman Danny Levy told Reuters.

"JCS has met with Portman to discuss the possibility of her participating in and directing a film version of the book," the man revealed.

Winner of the 2004 Prix France Culture, "Darkness" chronicles Oz's upbringing in Jerusalem amidst the conflict during which the Jewish state was founded. Israeli media reported that Portman was interested in portrayed Oz's mother, who committed suicide when he was in his teens.

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