Shelfari edited the description of Marlon Brando, A Life In Film Sunday, February 19, 2012.
Marlon Brando’s career could have been made into an epic film. In the first act, he faces the drama of separation and departure from the community that nurtured him; in the next he overcomes a series of trials, leading to a victory of some sort; finally, he relishes a triumphant return and reintegration with the society from which he uprooted himself originally. It is interesting, and profitable, legendary film critic Richard Schickel argues, to consider Brando’s career - from As Streetcar Named Desire to On the Waterfront to The Wild Ones – in that (spot) light. Here’s his surprising tale.