Fifty years after her death, two boxes of Marilyn Monroe's private writings were discovered in the home of her acting coach, Lee Strasberg. In this documentary by Academy Award-nominated director Liz Garbus, some of Hollywood's biggest stars, including Marisa Tomei, Glenn Close, Lindsay Lohan, Elizabeth Banks, Uma Thurman and Viola Davis, read from Marilyn's journals, letters and poems, giving us a glimpse of the human being behind the bombshell. Through her words, the film reveals the enigmatic pop icon's deepest self - her passion, ambition, soul-searching, power and fear - in an absorbing and astonishing portrait.
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Ansel Adams: A Documentary Film
In this moving documentary, producer Ric Burns seeks to explore the meaning and legacy of Adams' life and work. At the heart of the film are the great themes...
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