What if the truth has multiple stories?

Can our memories protect us?

Would we recognize our younger selves?

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THE TALE ambitiously weaves together the past and the present to illustrate how the people we become are deeply shaped by the children we were… ”

THE TALE follows Jennifer (Laura Dern) as she faces life-altering questions when a short story she wrote at thirteen forces her to re-examine her first sexual relationship and the stories we tell ourselves in order to survive. Based on a true story, THE TALE stars Laura Dern, Isabel Nélisse, Elizabeth Debicki, Jason Ritter, Common and Ellen Burstyn. (more)

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