May December

2023
8.0
May December
Poster May December

Title: May December

Original Title: May December

Year: 2023

Info

Release Dates

  • UK: November 17 2023
  • United States: November 17 2023

Plot

In 'May December' movie, an actress starts investigating the past of a married couple that was in the public eye for a long time 20 years ago during their romance trying to make a movie about them. Gracie Atherton-Yu (Julianne Moore) and her young husband Joe (Charles Melton) scandalized the whole nation when they made their romance public due to the age gap that existed between them, which upset a lot of people.

Gracie wants to film a movie about their love story while her children are about to graduate from high school. An actress named Elizabeth Berry, played by Natalie Portman, will live some time with the family in order to absorb the essence of Gracie and understand her perfectly to play her better in the movie where she will be playing Gracie.

Her presence in Gracie's home and the trip to the past of the public opinion will make the family more exposed than ever. The couple was judged years ago because Joe was 23 years younger than Gracie, now they lives a peaceful life, which he couldn't have at the beginning.

This subject occupied all the journals's front pages and now it was just a memory with no importance. But the famous Hollywood actress will shake the couple's life with her arrival. The marriage live in a stagnant relationship, which doesn't hep to their age gap and the presence of an unknown girl who won't stop asking questions about their past.

Awards

  • 2024 Academy Awards (Oscars): 1 0
  • 2024 Golden Globes: 4 0

Cast

Director:

Todd Haynes Todd Haynes

Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman

Elizabeth Berry

Julianne Moore

Julianne Moore

Gracie Atherton-Yoo

Cory Michael Smith

Cory Michael Smith

Georgie Atherton

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Trivia

WITHOUT EDWARD LACHMAN

First Todd Haynes film since Velvet Goldmine (1998) to not be shot by Edward Lachman. Instead, May December was shot by Christopher Blauvelt, who was recommended to him by Kelly Reichardt.

MILLION-DOLLAR PURCHASE

Netflix bought the film for $11 million to distribute it in the United States after its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival.

PORTMAN DIRECTOR

Natalie Portman was originally considered to direct.

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