Blonde (film)

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Genre biographical/drama
Directed by Joyce Chopra
Written by Joyce Carol Oates
Joyce Eliason
Starring Poppy Montgomery
Patricia Richardson
Patrick Dempsey
Kirstie Alley
Country United States
Original channel CBS
Release date May 13, 2001 (2001-05-13)
Running time 240 minutes

Blonde is a 2001 American made-for-television film on the life of Marilyn Monroe, with Australian actress Poppy Montgomery in the lead role. The film was adapted from Joyce Carol Oates´s 2001 Pulitzer Prize finalist novel of the same name.


A fictional biography of Marilyn Monroe mixed with a series of real events in her life. With glimpses into her childhood years, teenaged marriage to first husband James Dougherty, meeting with photographer Otto Ose, career with 20th Century Fox, relationship with her mother, foster parents, life wasters Charles Chaplin Jr (Cass), Edward G. Robinson Jr (Eddie G), and her marriages to baseball player Joe DiMaggio and playwright Arthur Miller.



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