Three Golden Globe Nods for 'My Week With Marilyn'
Director Simon Curtis delves into the meaning of the film
- Duration 9:00
- Date Dec 15, 2011
Director Simon Curtis delves into the meaning of the film
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To introduce the woman who clearly.
True you learn nothing and -- the perfume.
Get them in England that's as sleep and nothing BI -- lab and that's.
Story describes America.
Excuse my home.
Few days in my life when a -- and and -- -- What is everything okay this summer has -- Be careful not to get into these.
My week with Marilyn just picked up.
Two Golden Globe nominations.
Best picture in the comedy or musical category and the best actress nomination for its stock.
Michelle Williams we all -- today to have in the studio with us right here the direct -- Simon cut -- -- -- -- congratulations you must be feeling pretty good today.
I am and in fact it was three nominations for this camera like a wonderful idea -- of course I'm sorry and I apologies to mr.
brown well you got a little -- Kenneth Rana that it needs and fit that.
Couldn't be more thrilled for the two of them because let me show -- taking on these iconic -- was in a big gamble and that -- so you that -- into faxes and I'm really proud of the way breakdown -- the movie come to you.
I think I fed and now with the -- laws which is banks that the published books by guys coming -- who -- the that this -- direct this is very fast job and he he won the golden ticket to work on this movie in 1956 united.
That told the story of how -- that became intimately -- and during the making of film.
And and how true to the true story is is the movie.
I didn't I don't about the peseta was our objective that they -- that obviously there are many different people involved in making that film but diamond.
That will be many different stories of the making of that film but.
These books were published this is cutting club selection of what happened.
And it was our job see that it make a film of his actions.
And it could someone tell me a little I think a lot of people look at a movie.
And they think they they realize the sort of effort that goes into it but tell us a little bit as a director.
Is it to go from the the concept in -- head to the finished product of a movie.
Well it's a very good question -- Stephanie Kennedy.
And what's interesting about being -- directories you.
That a semi different faces the film we have to use different skill than some -- -- -- better -- take costing some directors of better editing will promote seeing a whatever.
And this is quite a grueling film because that it was a right to be no budget to we had quite a tight -- until.
Some eighty days -- -- -- -- is -- -- Let's on the other hand you know I couldn't be lucky to work -- -- list people who it's -- that.
The story I I I I was passionate about and sat.
I'm not saying it was easy.
It was a real -- -- -- -- The killing of bringing that sort of comes together as he -- -- A list actors.
That I would always imagines a very satisfying part of it to bring those disparate actors together and then see them gel and sign on to the project innocent -- to sign on in the sense of loving it the way you do.
-- -- a finger on -- is my most pleasurable part of the job.
I love the -- staying I love.
The ceiling at the act says and and have -- being ambitious that.
In my cussing going for the best possible person for each -- and sometimes it works out feet.
Sometimes it doesn't and then sometimes that a happy accidents people need to hadn't -- -- originated and that's the wonderful group but in this case it was all about.
This -- -- only ready black kid we cost marinated and Olivier well you both Michelle -- can Wear away at the top of my list and submitted to them.
The sign on -- was a special thing.
No not every one wouldn't necessarily immediately think of Marilyn Monroe and think of Michelle Williams -- appealed to you about half of that role.
I've always admired the work I think he's the greatest actress in -- -- -- And I think that this is Marilyn not the biopic not a whole life the whole sweep of Marilyn's life it was Marilyn -- that's in 1956.
And I also wanted that you know that to bring -- had to find an actress he could bring some psychological complexity to the looks so magnificent about you said as he does that's so well she does little -- characters but.
In this you also see perhaps for the first time that the fund and sexiness of marinated.
And Michelle does the single singing yield on the same -- as Vernon needs he does the -- and -- And Kenneth -- -- adams' visit a stolen of of British.
Movies and theater for so many years a pleasure to direct him to completely camino real on that to direct him because -- so -- experience.
-- -- we emerged in London around the same time in much the same age.
At W -- -- products of the London -- -- much more successfully main base he you know he he does have real ally.
He knows a lot about directing.
He's playing it.
And I had directing himself he's not that he's elected himself he was also doing post production on -- Plus we would see things that mean he is a multi -- -- -- they say it had nothing to date and that.
I gained a huge amount from the privilege of working with him and it did all of -- little chilly.
Fun because level how exciting time is this for you well it is exciting because you -- you don't know how you -- gonna go and it goes into the marketplace and no faith takes its kind bit.
Especially this year there's so many strong films that are semi but my hero direct is.
That work out back.
-- just to be in play is fantastic and I city because I'm so proud of the work we -- and -- Allen says.
Grateful that they took the gamble to see this film you know it is something special to see them being rewarded if it is it a career changer for you -- as well.
Next meet in the years.
-- -- -- I think let me play -- film.
You know -- sesame.
How you feel that -- remain well mountains Hollywood will be knocking on you know I think furious because -- well we will and also I'd say.
-- family celebration today because you wife the actress Elizabeth McGovern.
Nominated as best actress suffered -- to -- is -- They say yeah I mean I think if the -- -- but yet he was nominated to you and that.
You know it's that very exciting and we've both been around in this business a long time we've had ups and downs that.
The both of us that get these nominations on the same day.
Is -- -- -- -- there really is you know well -- -- trying to somewhere else in the sixty doing something similar today.
Thought oh good we'll let it -- now mama and my -- Marilyn is you select theaters right now opens everywhere.
That I think got just before Christmas next Friday I think it has -- -- -- yet.
Now what about a tough Oscar buzz.
Do you even think about it.
Well -- healthy -- you -- human if you did it's much these.
-- but -- just say it's a heat here affect great -- is great night for stays great films great directors.
But you know it does feel that perhaps his Michel's time.
-- people -- responding to.
Performance and as they sent them my -- left them I don't really is and you next DA is the fiftieth anniversary of the passing of -- under it.
So maybe things that maybe this does lining up their attack.
Oh I know as I just -- people go and see the film the people are enjoying it that.
I mean I hope to be a funny film and you know hearing the -- that since the film is I think has been a real pleasure.
And you know and we for the comedy musical now like five or six songs and then Michelle that's all around singing -- really announcing yet.
-- you know I think you know yes it's an intimate portrait of an icon that.
It's a fun film -- and and and I hope people -- continuing to enjoy it.
Well here's congratulations.
To you -- I -- -- great to have you here -- and -- as I said select theaters right now opens everywhere.
Next Friday well worth seeing Golden Globe nominations Oscar nomination surely to come Simon Curtis thank you so much when -- -- -- thank god we're gonna take a.