The daughter of a housewife and a merchant, Michelle was born in Kalispell, Montana. She became interested in acting when she saw for the first time a local production of the famous book The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, an adaptation of the book by the American writer Mark Twain. Her parents encouraged her to study and pursue an acting career, leading her to auditions for roles in both television and film. His first appearance on a television screen was a cameo in an episode of the television series Baywatchthe following year he got his first role in the cinemas, in Lassie from Daniel Petrie.
His face began to become known around the world when in 1998 he landed one of the regular roles in the series. Dawson’s Creek which was a tremendous success! Years later, he got his first Oscar nomination for the film Brokeback Mountain’s Secret from Lee. In this film, she met her ex-husband and the father of her daughter, the actor Heath Ledger.
Today, Michelle, one of Hollywood’s greats, already has two Golden Globes, one Emmy, as well as nominations for four Oscars and three BAFTAs. To indicate some great films of his successful career, below is a neat list:
Seven Days with Marilyn
Behind the beauty of a body is a complex and insecure woman. Directed by filmmaker Simon Curtis, Seven Days with Marilyn is based on the book by Colin Clark (one of the characters in the film) and through the work we can better understand a little bit of the personal life of the actress, a sensation of a time, Marilyn Monroe.
As already mentioned, the story revolves around Colin Clark (played by Eddie Redmayne) and we are guided by his narrative. Sympathetic character, aspiring director, who comes from a family of successful people in other areas. After struggling to break into the film industry, he gets his big break in his career by participating in the production of the new film Lawrence Oliver that has, nothing more, nothing less, Marilyn Monroe (the great muse of the time) as the protagonist. As the days go by, in the recordings, he approaches the actress and begins to develop a giant passion for the blonde with blue eyes, who at 30 is going through a troubled phase in her personal life.
Between love and passion
How can you not like a couple who celebrate their wedding anniversary by going to the movies? With a detailed opening, the queen of dramatic films Sarah Polley an ex-Marilyn Monroe, Michelle Williams and the comedy actor Seth Rogen in a deep film in search of the true essence of happiness, so we start talking about the great Between love and passion.
In the plot we are introduced to Margot and Lou, a very friendly couple facing a crisis defined by sameness. The audience is guided into this relationship and it is soon exposed that there is a kind of loneliness, sadness that insists on taking over the environment. With a new neighbor entering the story, Margot doesn’t know what to do, whether to stay faithful to her husband who writes books about cooking chicken or indulge in an overwhelming passion.
Manchester by the Sea
We only heal from suffering after having endured it to the end. After a few years of hiatus since his last film, the New York filmmaker Kenneth Lonergan (Count on me) returned to the big screen writing and directing a film that is beyond sad, with a chilling anguish always in the melancholic perspective of its protagonist. Manchester by the Sea nominated for six Oscars, is a profound story filled with search and pain, with shocking flashbacks that show us so much in the changes in the life of a man struggling with a terrible tragedy in his past. Outstanding performances are seen, Casey Affleck e Michelle Williams improve the quality of the tape and Lucas Hedges fulfills its important role in history with praise.
In the plot, we meet Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) a lonely man who lives in a tiny room in the city of Boston and survives being something of a handyman for a few condos near where he lives. One day, his past knocks on his door with the terrible news that his only brother Joe (Kyle Chandler) had just passed away. Immediately, Lee has to return to the city where he lived for years, largely because of his only nephew Patrick (Lucas Hedges), but will have to face terrible pains from his past.
Brokeback Mountain’s Secret
One of the best-known films of the Chinese filmmaker’s career Lee (who even took home his first Oscar statuette for Best Director), released in theaters around the world in 2005, Brokeback Mountain’s Secret has two masterful performances by Heath Ledger e Jake Gyllenhaal.
In the plot, we meet Jack and Ennis who met at a job years ago and have a passion that is born from that meeting. Years later, already married to their respective wives, they decide to see each other again. The film is available on Star+.
Available on Netflix, this project directed by Derek Cianfrance talks about a couple who are in constant crisis in their marriage and have to make important decisions about that relationship. Ryan Gosling e Michelle Williams put on a real show in their respective roles. One of the great films of his career. Michelle Williams.