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Marley

Overview


Genre :

Documentary

Release Date :

April 20, 2012 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Kevin Macdonald

Starring :

Bob Marley, Ziggy Marley, Jimmy Cliff, Cedella Marley, Lee Perry, Rita Marley, Cindy Breakspeare, Chris Blackwell, Neville Bunny Wailer Livingston, Dr. Carlton Pee-Wee Fraser

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3 of 4

“..what's shocking about Marley is how little film exists of the Wailers in performance..”
by Steven Rea [Philadelphia Inquirer]
“..thoroughly researched and packed with phenomenal archival footage..”
by Melissa Anderson [Village Voice]
3 of 4

“..this film is long. But it grabs one's senses and won't let go..”
by Steve Morse [Boston Globe]
3.5 of 4

“..this film has no great revelations and will start no scandals - if indeed there are any..”
by Roger Ebert [Chicago Sun-Times]
3.5 of 4

“..the musical and documentary vibes are very, very good..”
by Michael Phillips [Chicago Tribune]
“..the film's 144-minute running time gives a sense that the filmmaker couldn't let a single frame fall to the cutting room floo..”
by Joe Morgenstern [Wall Street Journal]
3.5 of 5

“..the film is far from a hagiography; and while stocked with musical sequences, it is not a concert film..”
by Stephen Holden [New York Times]
4 of 5

“..the film had a key advantage..”
by Jim Farber [New York Daily News]
“..stylistically unremarkable, playing it safe with structure, the film is still quietly revelatory..”
4 of 5

“..its wonderful performance footage leave you with most of all is the joy the man took in the music that set him free and enchanted the world..”
by Kenneth Turan [Los Angeles Times]
4.5 of 5

“..it is gripping from the start, not just because of the quality of the music, but because of Marley's magnetic..”
by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic]
“..chronologically organized and voiceover-free..”
by Dana Stevens [Slate]

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