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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Michelle Williams
Eddie Redmayne
Kenneth Branagh
Judi Dench
Dominic Cooper
Emma Watson
Julia Ormond
Directors
Simon Curtis
Screenwriters
Adrian Hodges
Running Time
98 minutes

My Week With Marilyn
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My Week With Marilyn

Plot
In 1956, Marilyn Monroe (Williams) arrives in England to star with Sir Laurence Olivier (Branagh) in The Prince And The Showgirl. Well-connected 23-year-old Colin Clark (Redmayne) gets a job as a production assistant, witnesses the clash of titanic egos and forms a brief intimacy with the emotionally fragile screen goddess.


Verdict
At moments hilarious and others touching, it's a sweet, slight affair, more pretty pageant than pithy biographical drama. Expect awards nominations to stack up for Williams and Branagh.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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