Listen to Me Marlon (2015)

Listen to Me Marlon
Director: Stevan Riley
Writer: Stevan Riley, Peter Ettedgui
“Cast”: Marlon Brando
Part of: Viennale
Seen on: 25.10.2016

Marlon Brando kept an extensive diary on tape. Riley uses that material to paint a portrait of him and his life.

Listen to Me Marlon is a very private portrait that stays personal throughout thanks to Brando’s own narration about himself. It is very well done, but it does reproduce Brando’s own biases.

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