FILM: My Week with Marilyn

Cinema City, Norwich

30th November – 6th December Various Times

United Kingdom 2011, 99 mins
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.

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Gemma is one of the UK’s top vintage lifestyle bloggers at Retro Chick. She has lived in Norwich since she graduated university and feels passionately that Norwich has a great deal to offer anyone who’s interested in vintage or alternative cultures, if only they know where to find it. 

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