My Week with Marilyn | reviewed by: Scott McKay | April 30, 2012
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Michelle Williams shines in My Week with Marilyn and even with it feeling a bit like showbiz flourish it's enjoyable nonetheless.
genre Drama
synopsis Sir Laurence Olivier is making a movie in London. Young Colin Clark, an eager film student, wants to be involved and he navigates himself a job on the set. When film star Marilyn Monroe arrives for the start of shooting, all of London is excited to see the blonde bombshell, while Olivier is struggling to meet her many demands and acting ineptness, and Colin is intrigued by her. Colin's intrigue is met when Marilyn invites him into her inner world where she struggles with her fame, her beauty and her desire to be a great actress.
lead actors Michelle Williams | Eddie Redmayne | Kenneth Branagh | Julia Ormond | Judi Dench | Pip Torrens | Emma Watson | Dominic Cooper
director Simon Curtis