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Brando Revealed: Listen to Me Marlon
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As unconventional as its subject, Listen to Me Marlon offers an unusually intimate portrait of Marlon Brando, told almost entirely in his own words, culled from hundreds of hours of audiotapes he recorded over many years’ time. They range from self-hypnosis mantras to confessionals about his troubled youth. He also speaks with candor and insight about the nature of acting and the curse of fame. I found it all utterly fascinating Filmmaker Stevan Riley fleshes out his raw material with a host of film excerpts, newsreel footage, television appearances, and the Maysles Brothers’ infectiously amusing Meet Marlon Brando (1966), in which the star shamelessly flirts with attractive female...
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