The story of young Amos Oz, growing up in Jerusalem in the years before Israeli statehood with his parents; his academic father, Arieh, and his dreamy, imaginative mother, Fania.

  1. Natalie Portman

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Amos Oz


Top Billed Cast

  1. Natalie Portman

    Natalie Portman

    Fania Oz

  2. Makram J. Khoury

    Makram J. Khoury


  3. Shira Haas

    Shira Haas


  4. Neta Riskin

    Neta Riskin


  5. Gilad Kahana

    Gilad Kahana


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A Tale of Love and Darkness
A Tale of Love and Darkness


Status Released

Release Information

  • August 19, 2016


  • March 28, 2017


    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language Hebrew

Runtime 1h 35m

Budget $4,000,000.00

Revenue $572,212.00



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