HBO telemovie The Tale which dramatises Jennifer Fox’s childhood sexual abuse and how it affects her later relationships will screen in early September.
The cast includes Laura Dern, Ellen Burstyn, Jason Ritter, Isabelle Nélisse, Frances Conroy, John Heard and Australia’s Elizabeth Debicki.
Both the film and Laura Dern are nominated for Emmy Awards.
This aired in the US in May.
Director Jennifer Fox chronicles her story of childhood abuse at the hands of a high-school coach in this powerful, devastating film. Laura Dern stars as the adult Jennifer whose jarred memories prompt her to reconcile her memories of the situation with the horrifying reality. Written and directed by Jennifer Fox.
Tuesday September 4 at 9.30pm on Showcase.