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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Did You Know?
The shooting lasted 6 weeks. It took place in Liverpool in March 1993 and in Hamburg and London in Spring 1993. See more
At the end of the film, text describing subsequent events is superimposed over shots of a beach. One paragraph notes that Klaus Voormann played bass on John Lennon's album "Imagine" and designed the Beatles' "Revolver" album cover, but although the former title is placed in quotation marks, the latter is not. See more
Did ya shag her?
She's a photographer.
You'll never shag her.
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
Long Tall Sally
Written & Composed by Richard Penniman [Little Richard
], Enotris Johnson & Robert 'Bumps' Blackwell
By kind permission of Peermusic (UK) Ltd See more