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Actor Kenneth Branagh discusses his career and his role in “My Week with Marilyn,” playing Sir Lawrence Olivier. He was just nominated for a SAG Award this morning for his performance.
The movie was wonderful. Michelle Williams shines as Marilyn Monroe and it's always a amazing to watch Kenneth Branagh on screen. I had the pleasure of doing an exclusive interview with him as well, where I found out who he'd like to play him in 30 years if there ever was a film for "My Week With Michelle". http://bit.ly/tdO7I4
What a great piece thank you, fascinating intellect that Branagh. Adore his screen adaptation of Hamlet, should keep that play fresh for another 400 years guaranteed.
I saw "Wallander" for the first time just a few days ago, and found it riveting. I've been a fan of Branagh since Henry V and Much Ado, and I found his portrayal of the introspective, driven Swedish detective psychologically compelling. There are touches of subtle humor in the character, too, in spite of its darkness. I really enjoyed this interview, especially the insights into the dynamic between Olivier (one of my actor-heroes) and Marilyn Monroe when they worked together.
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