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My Week With Marilyn Blu-ray Review: Unique Insight Into Hollywood’s Best Loved Icon

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

It’s been 50 years since the tragic death of Hollywood’s most tortured star, Marilyn Monroe, but her legacy lives on and her legend remains as popular today as when she was alive. My Week With Marilyn – released this week on Blu-ray and DVD – offers a tender and intriguing glimpse at the woman behind the façade. Read on for our review…

In the early summer of 1956, 23 year-old Colin Clark (Eddie Redmayne), just down from Oxford and determined to make his way in the film business, worked as a lowly assistant on the set of ‘The Prince and the Showgirl’. The film that famously united Sir Laurence Olivier (Kenneth Branagh) and Marilyn Monroe (Michelle Williams), who was also on honeymoon with her new husband, the playwright Arthur Miller (Dougary Scott). Nearly 40 years on, his diary account The Prince, the Showgirl and Me was published, but one week

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