The Secret Life Of Marilyn Monroe


Season 1 Episode 2

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Brave and funny, smart and ambitious, Marilyn Monroe conquered a lonely, loveless childhood as Norma Jeane Mortenson, re-inventing herself to become an American icon. She was the personification of sex whose frigidity caused her first marriage to collapse; and a sensitive artist equally capable of narcissistic cruelty. At the height of her fame Marilyn was fighting the mental illness she inherited from her mother Gladys.

Season 1 Episode 1

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Based on the New York Times best-seller, this two-part drama series begins with the young Norma Jeane Mortenson as she battles a lonely, loveless existence with an absent and mentally ill mother. Norma Jeane ultimately reinvents herself as the sex symbol of an era. A fragile artist, she is very different from the larger-than-life image she portrayed. The great secret of Marilyn’s life is that her mother, Gladys (Oscar winner Susan Sarandon), remained a vital - and troubling - part of her world....