My Week with Marilyn: A Portrait of Mental Illness

A look into the controversial life of a legendary icon

Posted Jan 23, 2012

As I was born well after her passing, I was only aware of her legacy, devoid of the details of her personal life. Hence, my discussion rests primarily on what is shared in this film and its overall themes. What is most intriguing about this story is that it is one that could be told about so many well-known actors and actresses. It is the private side we are unaware of, when consequently amplifying and focusing on terms such as "scandal" when referencing stars.