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Gimme Some Truth: The Making of John Lennon's Imagine Album (2000)

Behind-the-scenes footage to document the production of one of John Lennon's most enduring works. A fluid context of conflict, community, and craftsmanship.

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Credited cast:
John Lennon ... Himself (archive footage)
Yoko Ono ... Herself (archive footage)
Phil Spector ... Himself (archive footage)
George Harrison ... Himself (archive footage)
Nicky Hopkins Nicky Hopkins ... Himself (archive footage)
Jim Keltner ... Himself (archive footage)
Klaus Voormann ... Himself (archive footage)
Alan White ... Himself (archive footage)
Mal Evans Mal Evans ... Himself (archive footage)
Julian Lennon ... Himself (archive footage)
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Miles Davis ... Himself (archive footage)
Jack Nicholson ... Himself (archive footage)
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Behind-the-scenes footage to document the production of one of John Lennon's most enduring works. A fluid context of conflict, community, and craftsmanship.

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11 April 2000 (USA) See more »

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Absorbing chronicle of the recording of 'Imagine'
31 May 2000 | by barfly99See all my reviews

This is far superior to IMAGINE:JOHN LENNON which also used footage from Yoko Ono's personal archives. It follows the making of Lennon's classic album, 'Imagine', and we are given insight both into his impatient but passionate recording processes, and also into the man himself and his relationship with Yoko. Seeing the succession of fantastic tracks being laid down with the likes of George Harrison and Klaus Voorman is engrossing, but the most presciently ghoulish episode concerns a bedraggled and disturbed fan turning up on Lennon's doorstep and insisting that all the Beatles songs were written specifically with him in mind (Lennon tries to reason with him then invites him in for a meal). An engaging delve into popular music's past and the work of a genius.


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