MY WEEK WITH MARILYN
2011, The Weinstein Company, 99 min, UK, USA, Dir: Simon Curtis

During the British production of THE PRINCE AND THE SHOWGIRL, eager film student and gopher Colin Clark (Eddie Redmayne) diaries about the heated on-set conflict between breathy, Method-y American icon Marilyn Monroe (a luminous Michelle Williams) and the rigorous, classically trained Sir Laurence Olivier (Kenneth Branagh). Colin's insatiable crush on the wiggly starlet is heightened when Marilyn takes a week-long interest in him, inviting the young man into her private world beyond the flashing cameras and Chanel No. 5 - a world racked with insecurities, depression and a desire to be free of her screen persona.


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