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My Week with Marilyn (9-Oct-2011)

Director: Simon Curtis

Writer: Adrian Hodges

From novel: My Week with Marilyn by Colin Clark

Score Composed and Conducted by: Conrad Pope

Producers: David Parfitt; Harvey Weinstein

Keywords: Drama

A young filmmaker and employee of Laurence Olivier documents his boss's interactions with Marilyn Monroe during filming of The Prince and the Showgirl.

Colin Clark, an aspiring young filmmaker eager to work on Laurence Olivier's next production, travels to London to attempt to get a job with his crew. Despite having been told that there are no jobs available, Clark ultimately hobnobs his way into employment whilst interacting with Olivier at a party, becoming intimate with the goings-on of his latest production, The Prince and the Showgirl, and female lead Marilyn Monroe during a week's worth of strenuous preparation and filming. Nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Kenneth Branagh
10-Dec-1960   British thespian
Jim Carter
19-Aug-1948   Mr. Carson on Downton Abbey
Dominic Cooper
2-Jun-1978   The Duchess
Judi Dench
9-Dec-1934   Mrs. Brown
Derek Jacobi
22-Oct-1938   Claudius on I, Claudius
Toby Jones
7-Sep-1967   Voice of Dobby the Elf
Michael Kitchen
31-Oct-1948   Foyle's War
Julia Ormond
4-Jan-1965   Sabrina
Eddie Redmayne
6-Jan-1982   Red
Dougray Scott
25-Nov-1965   Ripley's Game
Zoë Wanamaker
13-May-1949   Susan Harper on My Family
Emma Watson
15-Apr-1990   Hermione in Harry Potter films
Michelle Williams
9-Sep-1980   Jen Lindley on Dawson's Creek


Michelle Williams   ...   Marilyn Monroe
Kenneth Branagh   ...   Sir Laurence Olivier
Eddie Redmayne   ...   Colin Clark
Dominic Cooper   ...   Milton Greene
Philip Jackson   ...   Roger Smith
Derek Jacobi   ...   Sir Owen Morshead
Toby Jones   ...   Arthur Jacobs
Michael Kitchen   ...   Hugh Perceval
Julia Ormond   ...   Vivien Leigh
Simon Russell Beale   ...   Cotes-Preedy
Dougray Scott   ...   Arthur Miller
ZoŽ Wanamaker   ...   Paula Strasberg
Emma Watson   ...   Lucy
Judi Dench   ...   Dame Sybil Thorndike
Jim Carter   ...   Barry
Richard Clifford   ...   Richard Wattis
Robert Portal   ...   David Orton
Peter Wight   ...   Lucy's Father
Pip Torrens   ...   Sir Kenneth Clark
Geraldine Somerville   ...   Lady Jane Clark
Miranda Raison   ...   Vanessa
Karl Moffatt   ...   Jack Cardiff
Victor McGuire   ...   Andy
Richard Attlee   ...   Reporter #1
Michael Hobbs   ...   Reporter #2
Brooks Livermore   ...   Reporter #3
Rod O'Grady   ...   Reporter #4
Gerard Horan   ...   Trevor
Alex Lowe   ...   Denys Coop
Georgie Glen   ...   Rosamund Greenwood
Richard Shelton   ...   Waiter
Paul Herzberg   ...   Paul Hardwick
James Clay   ...   Jeremy Spenser
Des McAleer   ...   Senior Policeman
Jem Wall   ...   Spectator
Ben Sando   ...   Schoolboy #1
Josh Morris   ...   Schoolboy #2
David Rintoul   ...   Dr. Connell
Penny Ryder   ...   Sybil Thorndike Double
Sean Vanderwilt   ...   Male Dancer #1
Adam Perry   ...   Male Dancer #2


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