Listen to Me Marlon

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United Kingdom | 2015 | 102 minutes | Stevan Riley

September 14 - 17, 2015

SIFF Film Center | Encore Screenings
Using clips from his previously unheard audio archives, Hollywood legend Marlon Brando narrates his incredible life and career in his own words.

Unbeknownst to the public, Marlon Brando - a great star who remained deliberately mysterious to the press and the world at large for his entire professional life - created a vast archive of personal audio and visual materials over the course of his lifetime, often deeply confessional and completely without vanity or evasion. For the first time ever those recordings come to life in director Stevan Riley's Listen To Me Marlon, which combines the recordings with vintage film clips, photos, and home movies from Brando's archive to create a facinating self-portrait of a man with insecurities, alliances, sexual magnetism, and creative genius to burn.


“The greatest, most searching documentary of an actor ever put on film. Riley’s film is the worthiest epitaph imaginable.” – David Edelstein, New York magazine

  • Director: Stevan Riley
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Year: 2015
  • Running Time: 102 minutes
  • Website: Official Film Website
  • Language: English
  • Format: DCP