WHO’S IN IT?
Natalie Portman (Black Swan), Raffey Cassidy (Tomorrowland: A World Beyond), Jude Law (Captain Marvel), Stacy Martin (All the Money in the World), Jennifer Ehle (The King’s Speech), Willem Dafoe (At Eternity’s Gate), Maria Dizzia (Captain Phillips), Christopher Abbott (Martha Marcy May Marlene), Meg Gibson (Dust), Daniel London (Patch Adams), Micheál Richardson (Cold Pursuit), Matt Servitto (Big Fan), Leslie Silva (Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Brady Corbet (The Childhood of a Leader), director, writer; D.J. Gugenheim (Silent Night), David Hinojosa (First Reformed), Andrew Lauren (G), David Litvak (film debut), Michel Litvak (Drive), Svetlana Metkina (Colette), Robert Salerno (21 Grams), Christine Vachon (Carol), Gary Michael Walters (Shot Caller) and Brian Young (The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things), producers; Scott Walker (Pola X), composer; Lol Crawley (45 Years), cinematographer; Matthew Hannam (Swiss Army Man), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
After surviving a deadly school shooting, teenager Celeste Montgomery (Cassidy) performs a commemorative song at the memorial, catapulting her and songwriter sister Eleanor (Martin) to instant stardom. Years later, Celeste (Portman) is planning a musical comeback after a scandalous incident previously derailed her career, but must also learn to handle her fame as well as being a mother to her own daughter Albertine (also Cassidy)…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Vox Lux is a sharply satirical look at the world of celebrity in a modern age of uncertainty, held together by a magnetic shared lead performance by Natalie Portman and Raffey Cassidy.