Euronews Culture’s Film of the Week: ‘Blonde’

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With countless artforms having dissected the life of Marilyn Monroe, each offering their vision of one of the world’s most enduring icons, it’s hard to understate the burden of expectation when it comes to a new, high-profile offering. How does an artist even begin to approach the figure and her multitudes? In Andrew Dominik’s case, by eschewing all expected biopic conventions and giving audiences exactly what they wouldn’t expect. The New Zealand-born filmmaker’s long-gestating Blonde is a singularly raw account of Monroe’s life that plays out like a surreal and fragmented fever dream. If the…

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