29 Oct 2015

Stevan Riley on his documentary about Marlon Brando

From Nine To Noon, 10:10 am on 29 October 2015

He was one of the world's most influential actors, acclaimed for his seminal roles in On the Waterfront, A Streetcar Named Desire and The Godfather. But Marlon Brando is also remembered as a tormented man, who resented his own fame and eventually became a recluse.

To mark the 10th anniversary of his death, the Brando family allowed film-maker Stevan Riley unprecedented access to Marlon Brando's personal archive, including hundreds of hours of audio recorded over the course of his life.

The result is the film Listen to Me Marlon, which is currently screening here. In it, Brando shares his views on acting, on fame and his disillusionment with Hollywood, as well as opening up about his own shortcomings.

Stevan Riley is a British film director, producer, editor and writer. His films include Blue Blood (2006); Fire in Babylon (2010); Everything or Nothing (2012).

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