Film Forum will present the U.S. theatrical premiere of Stevan Riley’s extraordinary documentary, Listen to Me Marlon, beginning Wednesday, July 29. Marlon Brando, one of the 20th century’s greatest stars – and a great mystery despite his enormous celebrity – strained for self-comprehension throughout his life. Based on unprecedented access to more than 300 hours of recently discovered recordings made by Brando (some labeled “self-hypnosis”), Stevan Riley assembles a self-portrait of a deeply troubled man with insecurities (“I arrived in New York with holes in my socks and holes in my mind”), alliances (Stella Adler said, “Don’t worry my boy; the world is going to hear from you”), creative genius to burn (“When the camera is close on you, your face becomes the stage”), and sexual magnetism (“A lot of your decisions are made by your penis, not your

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