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Kirsten Dunst To Direct 'The Bell Jar' Starring Dakota Fanning

Kirsten Dunst To Direct 'The Bell Jar' Starring Dakota Fanning

Kirsten Dunst is heading behind the camera for The Bell Jar movie adaption, Deadline reports.

The 34-year-old actress co-wrote the script with Nellie Kim, based on the 1963 novel by Sylvia Plath.

Dakota Fanning will star as Esther Greenwood in the flick, which made a big impact in the 1960s after it was published.

The book is set in the 1950s and follows Esther, who takes an internship at a magazine in New York City and, after she returns home to Boston, begins to suffer from mental illness.

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    I prefer Doreen to Esther. What about Doreen’s story?