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My Week with Marilyn Quotes

My Week with Marilyn is a TV show that first aired in 1970 . My Week with Marilyn completed its run in 1970.

It features David Parfitt; Harvey Weinstein as producer, Conrad Pope; Alexandre Desplat in charge of musical score, and Ben Smithard as head of cinematography.

My Week with Marilyn is recorded in English and originally aired in United Kingdom. Each episode of My Week with Marilyn is 99 minutes long. My Week with Marilyn is distributed by Entertainment Film Distributors, and The Weinstein Company.

The cast includes: Michelle Williams as Marilyn Monroe, Emma Watson as Lucy, Eddie Redmayne as Colin Clark, Kenneth Branagh as Sir Laurence Olivier, Dominic Cooper as Milton Greene, Judi Dench as Dame Sybil Thorndike, Toby Jones as Arthur Jacobs, Philip Jackson as Roger Smith, and Julia Ormond as Vivien Leigh.

My Week with Marilyn Quotes

Eddie Redmayne as Colin Clark

  • (Eddie Redmayne) "Here's what I remember most: her embrace. Her belief in me. And the joy she gave. That was her gift. When I think of her now, I think of that time when a dream came true. And my only talent was not to close my eyes."
  • (Eddie Redmayne) "I'd do anything to work in films."
  • (Unnamed) ""Anything"."
  • (Eddie Redmayne) "I had everything to prove to my family. But I had more to prove to myself."
  • (Eddie Redmayne) "Marilyn, do one thing for me: Come to the set on time tomorrow and show everyone what you can do. Show Larry that you're a great actress."
  • (Eddie Redmayne) "Everyone remembers their first job. This is the story of mine. I was the youngest in a family of overachievers. My father was a world-famous art historian, and my brother was ahead of me in everything. I was always the disappointment."
  • (Eddie Redmayne) "Let me protect you from all this."
  • (Michelle Williams) "What are you gonna do? Marry me?"
  • (Eddie Redmayne) "Why not? You could quit this. Forget Marilyn Monroe. Forget Hollywood. Let it all go. Just let it go."
  • (Michelle Williams) "I couldn't just give it up."
  • (Eddie Redmayne) "Why not? Why not when it drives you crazy?"
  • (Michelle Williams) "You think I'm crazy?"
  • (Eddie Redmayne) "I just meant you could be happy."
  • (Michelle Williams) "I am happy."
  • (Eddie Redmayne) "-- Of course you're happy. You're the biggest star in the world."

Emma Watson as Lucy

  • (Emma Watson) "Did she break your heart?"
  • (Eddie Redmayne) "A little."
  • (Emma Watson) "Good, it needed breaking."

Michelle Williams as Marilyn Monroe

  • (Michelle Williams) "I want this to be the perfect date. I haven't had a real date since I was 13 years old."
  • (Michelle Williams) "All people ever see is Marilyn Monroe. As soon as they realize I'm not her, they run."
  • (Michelle Williams) "Don't forget me."
  • (Eddie Redmayne) "As if I could."
  • (Michelle Williams) "Do you know I've been married three times already? How did that happen?"
  • (Eddie Redmayne) "You were just looking for the right man."
  • (Michelle Williams) "They always look right at the start."
  • (Michelle Williams) "Forgive my horrible face."
  • (Michelle Williams) "I have something in my eye."
  • (Michelle Williams) "Shall I be her?"
  • (Michelle Williams) "Why do the people I love always leave me?"

Julia Ormond as Vivien Leigh

  • (Julia Ormond) "Oh, don't be such a boy, I'm 43 darling. No one will love me for very much longer. Not even you."

Toby Jones as Arthur Jacobs

  • (Toby Jones) "Marilyn, is it true you wear nothing in bed but Perfume?"
  • (Michelle Williams) "Darling, as I'm in England let's say I sleep in nothing but Yardley's lavender."

Judi Dench as Dame Sybil Thorndike

  • (Judi Dench) "She should use more mascara. When one is young, one should use a lot of mascara. When one is old, they should use much more."
  • (Judi Dench) "First love is such sweet despair, Colin."

Philip Jackson as Roger Smith

  • (Philip Jackson) "Looking a couple of inches taller than when I first saw you."

Kenneth Branagh as Sir Laurence Olivier

  • (Kenneth Branagh) "Marilyn, my darling, you are an angel and I kiss the hem of your garment but why can't you get here on time for the love of f***?"
  • (Michelle Williams) "Oh, you have that word in England too, ha?"
  • (Kenneth Branagh) "I think directing a movie is the best job ever created, but Marilyn has cured me of ever wanting to do it again."
  • (Kenneth Branagh) "I don't know. Pills to wake her up, pills to put her to sleep --"
  • (Kenneth Branagh) "You do look, my son, in a moved sort, as if you were dismayed. Be cheerful, sir. Our revels new are ended. We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with a sleep."
  • (Eddie Redmayne) "Prospero."
  • (Kenneth Branagh) "She's quite wonderful. No training, no craft, no guile, just pure instinct. Astonishing."
  • (Eddie Redmayne) "You should tell her that."
  • (Kenneth Branagh) "Oh, I will. But she won't believe me. That's probably what makes her great, yet it's certainly what makes her so profoundly unhappy."
  • (Kenneth Branagh) "You in the union?"
  • (Eddie Redmayne) "No."
  • (Kenneth Branagh) "Then you can't have a job on the film."
  • (Eddie Redmayne) "Well, how do I get into the union?"
  • (Kenneth Branagh) "By getting a job on the film. It's called a closed shop."
  • (Lady Jane Clark) "We're talking about the difference between the truth and artificial crap."
  • (Kenneth Branagh) "We're in absolute agreement. Acting is all about truth, and if you can fake that, you'll have a jolly good career."
  • (Kenneth Branagh) "It's like teaching Urdu to a badger."

Dominic Cooper as Milton Greene

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