MY WEEK WITH MARILYN (Theatrical Release USA 2011)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.2|5.0 Starsìììì

My Week With Marilyn presents a different side of Marilyn Monroe than what has been commonly propagated through popular media. The movie relies on observations by British employee, Colin Clark, who worked for Lawrence Olivier. While there he documents his interpretation of Marilyn Monroe as she and Lawrence Olivier work on the 1957 film, The Prince and the Show Girl. The movie, My Week With Marilyn, had a very good casting department that wisely paired Michelle Williams with Kenneth Branagh and Eddie Redmayne to well serve direction by Simon Curtis.

Storyline

Marilyn Monroe makes a movie with Laurence Olivier.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Simon Curtis for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Kelly Carmichael, Simon Curtis, Christine Langan, Jamie Laurenson, Ivan Mactaggart, and Bob Weinstein for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Marilyn Monroe (Michelle Williams), Colin Clark (Eddie Redmayne), Vivien Leigh (Julia Ormond), Sir Laurence Olivier (Kenneth Branagh), Sir Kenneth Clark (Pip Torrens), Lady Jane Clark (Geraldine Somerville), Hugh Perceval (Michael Kitchen), Vanessa (Miranda Raison), Jack Cardiff (Karl Moffatt), Cotes-Preedy (Toby Jones), and David Orton (Robert Portal).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe? 

Yes. Quite interesting and worth watching.

Ben Meyers


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