The Tale

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Jennifer Fox (Laura Dern) faces a host of life-altering questions after a short story from her middle school days forces her to re-examine her first sexual relationship and the stories we tell ourselves in order to survive.

An unforgettable meditation on the elusive nature of memory, The Tale is the first narrative feature from Sundance Grand Prize Winner and Emmy-nominated writer-director Jennifer Fox, whose documentary films have earned international acclaim for their ground-breaking artistry and unflinching honesty. Based on Fox’s own life story, The Tale sees the filmmaker bravely pushing forward the boundaries of conventional storytelling, creating a dialogue between past and present to illustrate the interplay between memory and trauma.

Stars Laura DernElizabeth Debicki, Chelsea Alden, Jason Ritter, Ellen Burstyn, Frances Conroy, Isabelle Nelisse, John Heard, Common and Laura Allen.