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Natalie Portman On Her Directorial Debut: 'You Have to Do What Burns a Fire In You'

Cate Blanchett and Natalie Portman stun on the red carpet at the Sicario premiere during the 2015 Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday (May 19) in Cannes, France.

The pair were joined by Alicia Vikander, and Antonio Banderas and his girlfriend Nicole.

Natalie spoke with WSJ recently about her directorial debut drama A Tale of Love and Darkness.

“You have to do what burns a fire in you,’’ Natalie said. “The subject matter provoked many ideas and also confused and upset me at the same time.’’

“I started working on this project when I was 27 and initially wanted to use an Israeli actor for the role of Fania. I kept pushing for that, but I couldn’t get the financing. Then, all of a sudden, I was 31. So I thought, all right, I’m starting to get the age where I can actually pull this off,’’ Natalie added.

FYI: Natalie is wearing a Lanvin dress and de Grisogono earrings. Alicia is wearing Louis Vuitton. Cate is wearing Armani Prive. More Here! »

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Natalie Portman Hits Up 'Tale Of Love And Darkness' Photo Call

Natalie Portman looks lovely as she poses at a photo call for her new film A Tale Of Love And Darkness held during the 2015 Cannes Film Festival on Sunday (May 17) in Cannes, France.

The 33-year-old actress was joined by her co-stars Gilad Kahana and Amir Tessler, all of whom stepped out for the premiere the night before.

Directed by Natalie herself, the film is a drama based on the memoir of Amos Oz, a writer, journalist, and advocate of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

FYI: Natalie is wearing a Rodarte dress and Dior shoes.

10+ pictures inside of Natalie Portman and others at the photo call… More Here! »

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Natalie Portman is All Smiles at 'A Tale of Love and Darkness' Cannes Premiere

Natalie Portman shows off her beautiful smile at the premiere of A Tale Of Love And Darkness during the 2015 Cannes Film Festival on Saturday afternoon (May 16) in Cannes, France.

The 33-year-old actress and director of the movie was joined at the big event by producer Ram Bergman and stars Gilad Kahana and Amir Tessler.

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Earlier that same week, Natalie and her husband Benjamin Millepied posed for photos together on the red carpet at the opening ceremony and premiere of Standing Tall.

FYI: Natalie is wearing a Dior gown and De Grisogono jewelry.

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Natalie Portman Is Starring in a Movie with Johnny Depp's Daughter!

Natalie Portman and her husband Benjamin Millepied pose for photos together on the red carpet at the opening ceremony and premiere of Standing Tall during the 2015 Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday (May 13) in Cannes, France.

The 33-year-old actress was joined at the event by Julianne Moore and Naomi Watts, who both looked stunning as well!

It was just announced that Natalie and Johnny Depp‘s daughter Lily-Rose will be starring in the film Planetarium together, Variety reports! Plot details are being kept under wraps.

FYI: Natalie is wearing Dior with De Grisogono jewelry. Julianne is wearing a Giorgio Armani Privè dress and Chopard jewels. Naomi is wearing Elie Saab with Nicholas Kirkwood shoes and BVLGARI jewelry.

15+ pictures inside of Natalie Portman and more at the opening ceremony… More Here! »

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Natalie Portman Talks Politics, Marriage, & More With 'THR'

Natalie Portman looks strikingly beautiful on the new cover of The Hollywood Reporter.

Here’s what the 33-year-old actress had to share with the mag:

On the Israeli elections: “I’m very much against [Benjamin] Netanyahu. Against. I am very, very upset and disappointed that he was re-elected. I find his racist comments horrific. However, I don’t — what I want to make sure is, I don’t want to use my platform [the wrong way]. I feel like there’s some people who become prominent, and then it’s out in the foreign press. You know, shit on Israel. I do not. I don’t want to do that.”

On fashion designer John Galliano’s anti-Semitic rant: “I don’t see why not to be forgiving to someone who is, I mean, someone who’s trying to change. However, I don’t think those comments are ever OK. I don’t forgive the comments, but…we’ve all done things that we regret.”

On her marriage: “The disappointments are always in myself, and like, when you’re faced day to day with someone looking at you, it’s like a mirror that you have to yourself, and you can see your own good behavior and bad behavior. And it’s a beautiful chal- lenge to be the best person in the mirror that you can be. I mean, I don’t beat myself up over it, but I’m not always as generous as I feel like I could be.”

On her Oscar: “I don’t know where it is. I think it’s in the safe or something. I don’t know. I haven’t seen it in a while. I mean, Darren [Aronofsky] actually said to me something when we were in that whole thing that resonated so deeply. I was reading the story of Abraham to my child and talking about, like, not worshipping false idols. And this is literally like gold men. This is literally worshipping gold idols — if you worship it. That’s why it’s not displayed on the wall. It’s a false idol.”

For more on Natalie, visit HollywoodReporter.com.

Also pictured below: Natalie hits up Oaks Gourmet on Tuesday (May 5) in Los Feliz, Calif.

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Natalie Portman's Directorial Debut is Heading to Cannes!

Natalie Portman looks beautiful in her short dress while attending the UCLA Israel Studies Award presentation on Tuesday night (May 5) at the Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 33-year-old actress was on hand to present the award to Amos Oz, the writer of the memoir “A Tale of Love and Darkness.”

Natalie has adapted and directed a feature film based on the book and she even stars in it as well. The film will premiere at the Cannes Film Festival later this month.

The movie tells “the story of Oz’s youth at the end of the British Mandate for Palestine and the early years of the State of Israel. The film details young Amos’ relationship with his mother and his birth as a writer, looking at what happens when the stories we tell, become the stories we live.”

FYI: Natalie is wearing a Dior dress.

15+ pictures inside of Natalie Portman attending the gala… More Here! »

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Natalie Portman is White Hot at Vanity Fair Oscar Party

Natalie Portman strikes a pose as she arrives at the 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar Party at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday evening (February 22) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Recently, the 33-year-old actress was one of many notable Harvard alumni who wrote a letter urging them to “sell off stocks in companies that deal in fossil fuels,” according to Time.

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“Those students have done a remarkable job in garnering overwhelming student support for divestment, and the faculty too have delivered a strong message,” the letter read. “But so far [Harvard] has not just refused to divest, they’ve doubled down by announcing the decision to buy stock in some of the dirtiest energy companies on the planet.”

FYI: Natalie wearing a Dior gown with Cartier and Eddie Borgo jewelry.

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