"Marley DOES WHAT IS PROBABLY THE BEST POSSIBLE JOB OF DOCUMENTING AN IMPORTANT LIFE."
"DAZZLING PERFORMANCE FOOTAGE… MOVING AND AUTHORITATIVE."
"YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A BIG FAN OF REGGAE MUSIC TO DIG ‘MARLEY."
"SURE TO BECOME THE DEFINITIVE DOCUMENTARY ON THE MUCH BELOVED KING OF REGGAE."
"GRADE A-. DEEPLY ENTRANCING."
"***** A “REDEMPTION SONG” FOR ANYONE DREAMING OF A MUSICIAN PROFILE DONE RIGHT."
"A ROUSING TRIBUTE TO A MESMERIZING PERFORMER."
"DAZZLING. MOVING AND AUTHORITATIVE."
"THIS IS A FILM TO BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY."
"THE FILM GRABS ONE’S SENSES AND WON’T LET GO."
"YOU DON”T HAVE TO BE A BIG FAN OF REGGAE TO DIG ‘MARLEY."
"If you’re not familiar with the life and work of reggae icon Bob Marley, then MARLEY WILL BE A REVELATION. If you are already a fan, it will play as AN ELOQUENT, EYE-OPENING CELEBRATION."
"AMAZING IN ITS SCOPE, DETAIL AND BEAUTY."
"AS COMPREHENSIVE A HISTORY AS MARLEY'S FANS COULD HAVE HOPED."
"It may, finally, be the best and last word on the man, his music and his myth that we ever get on film -- an estimable achievement in itself."
"Marley does what is probably the best possible job of documenting an important life."
"AN EXEMPLARY MUSIC DOCUMENTARY IN ALMOST EVERY WAY."
"THE VIBES ARE VERY, VERY GOOD."
"THE MOVIE HAS ENORMOUS FORCE."
"By reminding us of the longing and indignation from which reggae leaped, ‘MARLEY’ DOES A GRAND JOB OF TURNING THE VOLUME BACK UP. There’s no question that Marley both merits and fills the 2 ½ hour space."
"SEE IT IN A THEATER, AND SIT ON THE AISLE SO YOU HAVE PLENTY OF ROOM TO DANCE. FASCINATING. It packs enough new revelations to satisfy the most die-hard Marley know-it-alls, and those new to his story will be riveted throughout."
"Filled with thrilling concert footage and scores of in-depth interviews, Marley is sure to become the definitive documentary on the much beloved king of reggae."
"A COMPELLING PORTRAIT, EVEN IF YOU'RE NOT A FAN."
"IT”S SIMPLY THE MOST COMPLETE CINEMTIC THOUGHT EVER ISSUED ON THIS MOST MORTAL AND TRANSCENDENT OF MEN."
"PUT THIS IN YOUR PIPE AND SMOKE IT: MARLEY MIGHT HAVE BEEN THE MOST IMPORTANT ARTIST OF THE 1970s."
"THE MOVIE IS TERRIFIC."
"A POIGNANT, WELL ROUNDED DOCUMENTARY OF THE REGGAE LEGEND’S LIFE."
Bob Marley’s universal appeal, impact on music history, and role as a social and political prophet is both unique and unparalleled. MARLEY is the definitive life story of the musician, revolutionary, legend, and the man, from his early days to his rise to international superstardom. Made with the support of the Marley family, the film features rare footage, never before seen performances, previously unreleased music, and revelatory interviews with the people that knew him best.
Neville Bunny Wailer