A riveting feature documentary about Marilyn Monroe's first husband and boyfriend. He was her svengali, her lover and her friend. She loved him more than anyone on earth, and despite ... See full summary »

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A riveting feature documentary about Marilyn Monroe's first husband and boyfriend. He was her svengali, her lover and her friend. She loved him more than anyone on earth, and despite Hollywood ordering her to divorce him, she still wanted to live with him, bear his children, and secretly keep him in her life. This film documents her secret life with him, and reveals startling secrets about Marilyn's true personae, her unknown illness, her frailties, fears and fantasies. Written by Schani Krug

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Rated PG for language and thematic elements
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26 July 2005 (USA)  »

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A Place in My Heart
Words by Markus Metz, Heiko Schneider & V. Biwer
Music by Markus Metz, Heiko Schneider
Performed ny Liz Abella
Recording Courtesy of Empire Musicwerks & Beach Bag Musical Productions
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Can't wait to see it again!
6 December 2004 | by (Seacoast, New Hampshire) – See all my reviews

I have been looking forward to this film for months. The passion that this filmmaker has for this project makes me want to give it 10 stars! I thought the strongest aspect of the film were the haunting images of Marilyn and Norma Jeane. I found myself gasping a few times at the seemingly effortless beauty that Marilyn possessed. The story as told by Jim Dougherty unveiled the truth about her life, as well as her transformation from a disadvantaged little girl to a glamorous legend. I was particularly touched by Jim's recount of her when they were first married, and his pure love for Norma Jeane. I was surprised to hear that he didn't think many people really liked Marilyn, and he clearly didn't think much of what he considered an alter personality. This is a must see film for anyone who loves Marilyn or loves a romantic (yet tragic) story line.


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