Natalie Portman is Celeste in the Vox Lux Trailer

Opening in limited theaters on December 7

NEON has released the first full trailer for Vox Lux, opening in limited theaters on December 7, 2018. The film was written and directed by Brady Corbet (The Childhood of a Leader).

Vox Lux, A 20th Century Portrait, begins in 1999 when teenage Celeste (Raffey Cassidy) survives a violent tragedy. After singing at a memorial service, Celeste transforms into a burgeoning pop star with the help of her songwriter sister (Stacy Martin) and talent manager (Jude Law). Celeste’s meteoric rise to fame dovetails with a personal and national loss of innocence, consequently elevating the young powerhouse to a new kind of celebrity: American icon, secular deity, global superstar.

By 2017, adult Celeste (Natalie Portman) is mounting a comeback after a scandalous incident almost derailed her career. Touring in support of her sixth album, a compendium of sci-fi anthems entitled “Vox Lux,” the indomitable, foul-mouthed pop savior must overcome her personal and familial struggles to navigate motherhood, madness and monolithic fame.

Featuring original songs by Sia, an original score by Scott Walker and a transcendent performance by Natalie Portman, Vox Lux personifies the cult of celebrity and pummels the zeitgeist. It’s an original story about the forces that shape us, as individuals and nations.

Natalie Portman is Celeste in the Vox Lux Trailer

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