A pre-fame Beatles head for the seedy clubs of Hamburg in search of success. The band meet up with a group of trendy German beatniks, one of whom (Astrid Kircherr) bass guitarist Stuart Sutcliffe falls in love with. Whilst best friend John Lennon can only watch, Sutcliffe has to choose between rock 'n roll and a new life in Germany... Written by
He Had To Choose Between His Best Friend... The Woman He Loved... And The Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Band In the World.
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Did You Know?
Some of the paintings Stu makes in the film are reproductions of actual paintings by Stuart Sutcliffe. See more
In the opening credits montage, the policeman directing traffic has long hair covering his ears, far too long for 1960. See more
C'mon, George! We're starvin'! Where are those lovely scones your mother makes?
At the very end of the end titles, long after all the other music credits have run, one last music credit appears on the otherwise blank screen: "TIME TO GO HOME, Written by Maria Bird, Published by Minder Music." See more
References Andy Pandy
Written & Composed by Chuck Berry
© 1958 ABC Music Corp New York
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