They corresponded after her father returned to Israel and were married when her mother visited a few years later.
In 1984, when Portman was three years old, the family moved to the United States, where her father received his medical training.
And there's a surprising preponderance of that kind of role for young girls.
Sort of being fantasy objects for men, and especially this idealised purity combined with the fertility of youth, and all this in one..I definitely shied away from it.
In an interview with Guardian feature writer Simon Hattenstone asked if Portman was aware that because of them she was a "paedophile's dream"?
and was voted Favorite Motion Picture at the People's Choice Awards.
Also in 2005, Portman filmed Free Zone and director Miloš Forman's Goya's Ghosts.
Later that year, she also directed a segment of the collective film New York, I Love You.
Her first feature film as a director, A Tale of Love and Darkness, was released in 2015.