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...
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?
When Klaus Voormann
introduces himself to the Beatles, he mentions that he's an artist, and lays a stack of album covers on the bar. Voorman would later go on to create the covers for The Beatles albums "Revolver" and "The Beatles Anthology" (One large painting cut into thirds for the three volumes). See more
In the opening credits montage, the policeman directing traffic has long hair covering his ears, far too long for 1960. See more
[singing after John has just belted out a drunken rant
Time to go home, time to go home, Andy and Teddy are waving goodnight!
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
Love Me Tender
Written & Composed by Elvis Presley
& Vera Matson
By kind permission of Elvis Presley Music Inc See more