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...
5 guys, 4 legends, 3 lovers, 2 friends, 1 band.
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The shooting lasted 6 weeks. It took place in Liverpool in March 1993 and in Hamburg and London in Spring 1993. See more
In the opening credits montage, the policeman directing traffic has long hair covering his ears, far too long for 1960. See more
You know what it is I like about Liverpool, Mr. Sutcliffe?
No, what is it you like about Liverpool, Mr. Lennon?
I was hoping you'd tell me.
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 A Hard Day's Night
Written by Howlin' Wolf
Performed by Howlin' Wolf
(as Howling Wolf)
Published by Powerforce Music
Recording courtesy of Flare/??? Music See more