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Rights and Distribution:

A Maysles Films Inc. Production
©1965 Maysles Films Inc.
Rights Reserved to the Brando Estate

Key Credits:

Produced by Albert Maysles and David Maysles
Filming Team Albert Maysles and David Maysles
Editor Charlotte Zwerin

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©1965, directed by Albert Maysles, David Maysles and
Charlotte Zwerin, 16mm, b/w, 29 mins


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