Marley

Starring Bob Marley - Directed by Kevin Macdonald - Available on DVD and Blu-ray™

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"Marley DOES WHAT IS PROBABLY THE BEST POSSIBLE JOB OF DOCUMENTING AN IMPORTANT LIFE."

-Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

"DAZZLING PERFORMANCE FOOTAGE… MOVING AND AUTHORITATIVE."

-Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times

"YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A BIG FAN OF REGGAE MUSIC TO DIG ‘MARLEY."

-Tom Long, Detroit News

"SURE TO BECOME THE DEFINITIVE DOCUMENTARY ON THE MUCH BELOVED KING OF REGGAE."

-Jordan Mintzer, The Hollywood Reporter

"GRADE A-. DEEPLY ENTRANCING."

-Entertainment Weekly

"***** A “REDEMPTION SONG” FOR ANYONE DREAMING OF A MUSICIAN PROFILE DONE RIGHT."

-Time Out NY

"A ROUSING TRIBUTE TO A MESMERIZING PERFORMER."

-Village Voice

"RIVETING."

-NY Times

"DAZZLING. MOVING AND AUTHORITATIVE."

-LA Times

"FASCINATING."

-Wall Street Journal

"THIS IS A FILM TO BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY."

-Washington Post

"THE FILM GRABS ONE’S SENSES AND WON’T LET GO."

-Boston Globe

"YOU DON”T HAVE TO BE A BIG FAN OF REGGAE TO DIG ‘MARLEY."

-Detroit News

"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."

-Miami Herald

"AMAZING IN ITS SCOPE, DETAIL AND BEAUTY."

-Seattle Times

"AS COMPREHENSIVE A HISTORY AS MARLEY'S FANS COULD HAVE HOPED."

-St Louis Post-Dispatch

"BEAUTIFUL."

-Philadelphia Inquirer

"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."

-The Oregonian

"Marley does what is probably the best possible job of documenting an important life."

-Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

"AN EXEMPLARY MUSIC DOCUMENTARY IN ALMOST EVERY WAY."

-Slate

"THE VIBES ARE VERY, VERY GOOD."

-Chicago Tribune

"THE MOVIE HAS ENORMOUS FORCE."

-NY Post

"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."

-New Yorker

"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."

-Wired

"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."

-Hollywood Reporter

"A COMPELLING PORTRAIT, EVEN IF YOU'RE NOT A FAN."

-SF Bay Guardian

"IT”S SIMPLY THE MOST COMPLETE CINEMTIC THOUGHT EVER ISSUED ON THIS MOST MORTAL AND TRANSCENDENT OF MEN."

-Reggaeville

"PUT THIS IN YOUR PIPE AND SMOKE IT: MARLEY MIGHT HAVE BEEN THE MOST IMPORTANT ARTIST OF THE 1970s."

-Penthouse

"THE MOVIE IS TERRIFIC."

-Hitlix

"*****"

-NY Examiner

"****"

-Newsblaze

"A POIGNANT, WELL ROUNDED DOCUMENTARY OF THE REGGAE LEGEND’S LIFE."

-Austin American-Statesman

About The Film

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.

Cast & Crew

Starring:
Bob Marley
Ziggy Marley
Cedella Marley
Rita Marley
Neville Bunny Wailer
Chris Blackwell

Directed by:
Kevin Macdonald

Producers:
Steve Bing
Charles Steel

Executive Producers:
Ziggy Marley
Chris Blackwell

PG-13 - for drug content, thematic elements and some violent images.
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