I Am Jackie O
  • Directors(s)

    Tanya Maryniak

  • Production Year

    2020

  • Genre(s)

    Documentary

  • Approx. running minutes

    84m

  • Cast

    Jacqueline Kennedy, John F. Kennedy, Aristotle Onassis, Robert F. Kennedy

Film

I Am Jackie O

images of real dead bodies, domestic abuse

I AM JACKIE O is a documentary about the life of the American cultural icon Jackie Kennedy Onassis, former First Lady of the United States of America.

  • Directors(s)

    Tanya Maryniak

  • Production Year

    2020

  • Genre(s)

    Documentary

  • Approx. running minutes

    84m

  • Cast

    Jacqueline Kennedy, John F. Kennedy, Aristotle Onassis, Robert F. Kennedy

disturbing images

There are brief shots of dead soldiers in the aftermath of war violence but there is no gory detail. Archival imagery features newsreel footage from the assassination of John F. Kennedy in Dallas, and the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy in Los Angeles, including pooled blood beneath his head.

violence

There is verbal reference to a mother striking her daughter and discussion of the impact of this upon the person. In another sequence a voiceover explains that a husband verbally abused his wife following a bereavement, but the detail is minimal. Archival footage includes real war violence and there are multiple references to nuclear war, e.g. a mushroom cloud following a bomb detonation, however these sequences are brief and do not feature graphic detail.


In an emotional sequence there are verbal references to suicide when a person is distraught and grieving. There are verbal references to adultery and one interviewee says a man "took advantage of young women and of his wife" but there is no further description There are brief dialogue and voiceover references to mental health issues including PTSD, alcohol dependency, and prescription drugs misuse. There are also multiple references to death and bereavement, including child death, but these emotional scenes are not overly distressing.
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I Am Jackie OVOD/Streaming84m 0sSpirit Entertainment11/10/2021
  • Classified date

    11/10/2021

  • Language

    English