the-tale

By Georgie Halali,

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THE TALE

CREDITS

Director:Jennifer Fox
Writer:Jennifer Fox
Genre: Documentry, Biography, Crime

Based on the filmmaker’s own story, THE TALE is an investigation into one woman’s memory as she is forced to re-examine her first sexual relationship and the stories we tell ourselves in order to survive.

Starring in THE TALE is the two-time Academy Award® nominated actress Laura Dern (WILD), Academy Award® winning actress, Ellen Burstyn (REQUIEM FOR A DREAM), Jason Ritter (KEVIN (PROBABLY) SAVES THE WORLD), Elizabeth Debicki (MAN FROM UNCLE), Frances Conroy (AMERICAN HORROR STORY), John Heard (HOME ALONE), Academy and Grammy Award® winning, Common (SELMA), and newcomer Isabel Nelisse (MAMA).

THE TALE’S Director/Writer is Sundance Grand Prize Winner and Emmy® nominated Jennifer Fox (FLYING: CONFESSIONS OF A FREE WOMAN, MY REINCARNATION). THE TALE’S Producers are: Oren Moverman (THE DINER), Lawrence IngleeDAY AFTER TOMORROW), Laura Rister (MARGIN CALL), Mynette Louie (THE INVITATION), Sol Bondy (YOUTH), Simone Pero (For Impact Productions), Regina Skully (THE INVISIBLE WAR), and Lynda Weinman (UNREST). Casting Director is Mathew Maisto (FOXCATCHER).

CAST

Starring in THE TALE is Academy Award® nominated actress Laura Dern (WILD), Academy Award® winning actress, Ellen Burstyn (REQUIEM FOR A DREAM), ” ), Elizabeth Debicki (THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E.), Oscar® winner Common (SELMA) , Jason Ritter (PARENTHOOD), Frances Conroy (AMERICAN HORROR STORY), John Heard (HOME ALONE) and Isabelle Nélisse (MAMA).

TWO EMMY NOMINATIONS:

  • BEST ACTRESS IN A LIMITED SERIES OR TELEVISION MOVIE: LAURA DERN
  • BEST TELEVISION MOVIE: THE TALE