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09-met-marlon

Rights and Distribution:

Maysles Films, Inc. & the Brando Estate

Credits:

• Filmmakers: Albert Maysles and David Maysles
• Editor: Charlotte Zwerin

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Meet Marlon Brando

Albert Maysles, David Maysles, 1966, 29 min

Film Synopsis

MEET MARLON BRANDO is a delightful, unusually candid portrait of the world-famous movie star: A tongue-in-cheek confrontation with the press. While television journalists interview him about his most recent film, Brando counters their futile questions with wit and insight, a man unwilling to sell himself. "It's a wonderful show," one woman comments about the new project. "Did you see it?" he asks. "No, I haven't seen it yet." "Then how do you know?" Always smiling and never modest, Marlon Brando shines in one of his most revealing performances. The film premiered at the New York Film Festival in 1966, and has been telecast with much acclaim in France.

Accolades:

Premiered at New York Film Festival

“…the actor was never more appealing than in this candid
camera cameo” — THE NEW YORK TIMES

“…possibly the best and most appealing personal portrait
of a major film star ever made” — THE NEW YORK POST

“… enchanting… clever… delightful… beguiling…”
— VARIETY