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In His Life: The John Lennon Story (2000)

A film about the early life of the rock musician and his burgeoning career as a member of the Beatles.

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David Carson

Writer:

Michael O'Hara
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Philip McQuillan Philip McQuillan ... John Lennon
Daniel McGowan Daniel McGowan ... Paul McCartney (as Daniel McGowen)
Mark Rice-Oxley ... George Harrison
Jamie Glover ... Brian Epstein
Christine Kavanagh Christine Kavanagh ... Julia Lennon
Blair Brown ... Mimi Smith
Gillian Kearney ... Cynthia Lennon
Lee Williams Lee Williams ... Stuart Sutcliffe
Kristian Ealey Kristian Ealey ... Ringo Starr (as Christian Ealey)
Paul Broughton Paul Broughton ... Promotor
Michael Ryan Michael Ryan ... Rory Quinn
Pálína Jónsdóttir Pálína Jónsdóttir ... Astrid Kirchherr
Scot Williams ... Pete Best
Brian Yarwood Brian Yarwood ... Mr. Ames
Charles De'Ath ... Peter Eckhorn
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A film about the early life of the rock musician and his burgeoning career as a member of the Beatles.

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From a boy with a dream to the Beatle who rocked the world.

Genres:

Biography | Drama | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for brief violence, some sexuality, drug content and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 December 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A John Lennon történet See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Goofs

The scene on Blackpool beach in 1946 shows a lighthouse. This looked ridiculous as there has never been such a structure along Blackpool's stretch of coast. See more »

Connections

References The Wild One (1953) See more »

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not bad
22 December 2000 | by twinstar-2See all my reviews

i was interested in this one since i dont' know a lot about John Lennon's early life, and now that the Beatles are all hype again, i made it a point to see this. i was amazed at how little i really did know about John Lennon's life. i didn't entirely know how he treated his wife Cynthia and the birth of his son Julian. i didn't know about Paul McCartney's role in the band from the beginning and how he was actually stuck on drums first. i didn't know they actually started out pretty much in Germany. i didn't know John Lennon was such a homophobe too!

anyway the scenes with him and his mother are just so sweet that i don't know how he was able to pull himself so together after she died. he was definitely the man with the plan. i just wish now there is a continuing story! it ends just when the Beatles finally go to the States.

i loved the actors - philip mcquillan, christine kavanagh, gillian kearney, daniel mcgowan...make the continuing story! :)


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