One of Jacqueline Kennedy's (Natalie Portman's) most revealing relationships in this movie is with Nancy Tuckerman, her social secretary in the White House, but also her lifetime confidante. Taking the role of Jackie's friend since childhood, and White House ally, was Greta Gerwig. They appeared in No Strings Attached (2011), so the bond between the characters never felt forced. Portman said: "Nancy was one of Jackie's oldest friends, so their relationship really shines a light on how Jackie feels about more private subjects, like her marriage and her kids, and Greta is such a unique actress. She's so bright and compelling and sensitive." Director Pablo Larraín added: "The connection between Natalie and Greta is so real as they are actually friends, and you can feel that. Greta brought an incredible sensibility to playing the only person who was Jackie's shoulder to cry on. She brought out something very beautiful."
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 like ...
After the scene when Jackie and Bobby talk on Air Force One, they exit the plane and in 2 following shots leading to the rear boarding door the airplane windows are illuminated bright white resembling sunlight. In the shots before as Bobby greets Jackie on board, the windows are properly "blacked out" to mimic the actual time of day and lighting conditions at Dulles airport. In actual fact and in in the stock footage shown directly outside the aircraft, it is pitch dark outside with only minimum artificial lighting provided on the tarmac which could not illuminate the outside of the windows in such a way.
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