May December: Todd Haynes’ Latest Flick Resonates with Real-life Drama, Now on Netflix

Natalie Portman (left) and Julianne Moore in "May December." (Courtesy Francois Duhamel/Netflix)

Catch Todd Haynes’ newest film, “May December,” currently streaming on Netflix, drawing uncanny parallels to the Mary Kay Letourneau and Vili Fualaau scandal.

The storyline revolves around Elizabeth Berry (played by Natalie Portman), an actress who embarks on a trip to Savannah, Georgia, to spend time with Gracie Atherton-Yoo (Julianne Moore) and her spouse, Joe Atherton-Yoo (Charles Melton). This encounter is part of Elizabeth’s prep for portraying Gracie in an upcoming film based on their controversial romance. As Elizabeth digs into the intricacies of their age-gap relationship, the plot thickens, mirroring the Letourneau and Fualaau saga. Dive into the captivating narrative of “May December,” now available for streaming on Netflix.

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