The Linda McCartney Story (2000)

TV Movie  |   |  Biography, Drama, Music  |  21 May 2000 (USA)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gary Bakewell ...
Danny Field
Tim Piper ...
Jenafor Ryane
Moya O'Connell ...
Heather McCartney
Alexander Ruurs ...
James McCartney
Michelle Skalnik
Lee Eastman
Chris Cound ...
Jane Sowerby ...


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21 May 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

L'histoire de Linda McCartney  »

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Gary Bakewell previously portrayed Paul MacCartney in the film Backbeat (1994). See more »


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Linda McCartney: Mick Jagger said he'd never have his old lady on stage.
Paul McCartney: Yeah, well screw him!
Linda McCartney: I already have.
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Selling Linda Short
2 February 2005 | by See all my reviews

I won't comment about the overall production values of this movie (other than to commend the acting jobs of all of the players), but as a documentary it really fails, and sells Linda McCartney very short. It could have been titled "The Mrs. Paul McCartney Story", or better yet, "The Mrs. Beatle Story".

Linda McCartney was a lifelong photographer of some repute, yet none of her photographs are shown or talked about. We get to see the break-up of the Beatles up-close, yet the details of Linda's life before and outside of her marriage to Paul McCartney are almost entirely omitted.

Unbelievably, Linda's work for animal issues and vegetarianism are barely mentioned. These activities are what defined Linda McCartney (or, at least, how she defined herself), yet more time is devoted to reproducing Beatles recording sessions than to dealing with them. Linda stated during her lifetime that motherhood was her most important job, but we see virtually none of her relationships with her four children.

This movie was a real disappointment. Less a tribute than an insult to the innovative and influential Linda McCartney.

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