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Ritesh Batra set to direct Elisabeth Moss

IANS  |  Los Angeles 

Indian Ritesh will direct "The Handmaid's Tale" star in "A Letter From Kennedy", a biopic on John F. Kennedy's troubled sister.

The film, based on a script by Nick Yarborough, portrays the story of John F. Kennedy's troubled older sister who was kept from public view and was eventually institutionalised, reports

"The movies about the are deservedly stormy affairs, but here's a story about the storms within all of us. This is why I am excited to tell this story, and to collaborate with Elisabeth, a fabulously talented actor," said in a statement.

Rose Marie aka Rosemary, the daughter of and Rose Fitzgerald, showed signs of mental disability that the family kept hidden.

When she was 23, was one of the first people to receive a prefrontal lobotomy, but its failure left her permanently incapacitated.

of Mandalay Pictures, of Productions and Moss share the producer credits for the movie.

The project will be unveiled to foreign buyers at

is known for films like "The Lunchbox" and dramas "The Sense Of An Ending" and "Our Souls At Night"



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First Published: Sat, February 10 2018. 20:34 IST