List Film


  • 2012
  • US/UK
  • 144 min
  • 15

Kevin Macdonald's documentary chronicles the rise of Bob Marley, the first musical superstar from the developing countries to gain a global audience. With many archival treasures, the result is a comprehensive portrait but it's overly reverential and the interviews could have delved a little deeper.

Read review or watch trailer

Performance times

This film is not currently showing in cinemas.

Reviews & features


25 Apr 20123 stars

A comprehensive documentary on the singer that would have benefitted from delving a little deeper

(15) 145 mins Executive produced by Bob Marley’s son Ziggy and Island Records founder Chris Blackwell, Kevin Macdonald’s comprehensive, if overly reverential, documentary chronicles the life and times of the first musical superstar from the third world…

Marley trailer

Tell us more about this listing.