This fictional portrait of Marilyn Monroe's life is based on her biographical tale as presented by Joyce Carol Oates, in her novel by the same name.
The legend of Marilyn Monroe—aka Norma Jeane Baker—comes provocatively alive in this powerful tale of Hollywood myth and heartbreaking reality. Marilyn Monroe lives—reborn to tell her untold history; her story of a star created to shine brightest in the Hollywood firmament before her fall to earth.
This epic tale is a dazzling fictional portrait of the intricate inner life of one of the most idolized and desired movie stars in Hollywood history, presenting with heart-wrenching depth her struggles and her pain.
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When the lead role was offered to Jessica Chastain, it was Brad Pitt (who is a producer on this film and co-starred with Chastain in The Tree of Life (2011) who convinced her to take the role. Read More