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Exclusive: ICM Partners has signed Emmy-winning director/producer Liz Garbus, whose most recently film, Love, Marilyn, made its world premiere at Toronto and was acquired by HBO for summer broadcast. Using a cast of actors that includes Adrien Brody, Glenn Close, Paul Giamatti, Uma Thurman and Viola Davis to read from Monroe’s private writings, Garbus brings a little known side of the bottle blonde bombshell to light. Garbus’s first film about prison life, The Farm: Angola, USA got an Oscar nom and won the Sundance Grand Jury prize and two Emmy Awards. Garbus then co-founded Moxie Firecracker Films with producer/director Rory Kennedy. They made the docu Girlhood and Garbus followed with the HBO docu Bobby Fischer Against The World and Killing In The Name. Garbus also has produced and directed multiple television specials for networks including Lifetime, MTV, A&E, Discovery, Court TV, Sundance Channel, Oxygen, and many others. »

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