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Sir John Hurt played the role of Jacqueline Kennedy's (Natalie Portman's) priest. They had worked together before on V for Vendetta (2005), so they already had a strong bond. But Pablo Larraín wasn't keen to capitalize on that. Instead, he wanted to orchestrate a more strained conversation between Jackie and her confessor.
Mrs. Kennedy? They told me to come up. And I'm so sorry for your loss.
Jackie Kennedy: Have you read what they've been writing? Krock and Merriman and all the rest?
The Journalist: Yes, I have.
Jackie Kennedy: Merriman's such a bitter man. It's been just one week. Already they're treating him ...
The Journalist: ...
When Jackie, Bobby and entourage arrive in Arlington to scout out a burial plot for the president, Jackie is shown finally picking out the spot when in actuality Bobby and an aide found the famous area on their own without Jackie being present.
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