Cinema City, Norwich
30th November – 6th December Various Times
Director: Simon Curtis
Starring:Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench, Michelle Williams, Emma Watson, Dominic CooperBased on two of Colin Clark’s biographical books detailing the making of the 1957 film THE PRINCE AND THE SHOWGIRL, which starred Marilyn Monroe alongside Laurence Olivier, MY WEEK WITH MARILYN is the true story of one man’s week-long encounter with the biggest movie star on the planet.
In the summer of 1956, set assistant Clark (Redmayne, GLORIOUS 39) is given the honour of escorting Monroe (Williams, BLUE VALENTINE) during her stay in London. As it turns out, chaperoning the world’s most famous woman isn’t exactly plain sailing. Director Simon Curtis makes his feature debut with this bubbly British comedy that also stars Judi Dench, Toby Jones (TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY) and KennethBranagh as Laurence Olivier.