already a best actress Oscar winner for the 2010 ballet film
"Black Swan," plays Kennedy in the days immediately after the
1963 assassination of her husband, U.S. President John F.
Battling conflicting emotions of grief, anger and loss of faith,
Portman's performance is seen by awards watchers as a leading
contender in the Hollywood awards season that ends with the
annual Oscar ceremony in February.
"Jackie" opens in U.S. movie theaters on Dec. 2.
(Reporting by Jill Serjeant; Editing by Richard Chang)
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