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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 ... 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.

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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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A good way to spend an afternoon.
29 October 2004 | by midevSee all my reviews

I have just recently stumbled across this movie on a cable TV channel here in Thailand. As I have always been interested in the Beatles, I was curious to see how John Lennon's early life panned out. I have to say I really enjoyed the film. The performances of most of the cast were excellent. Notably, Phillip McQuillan as John, but especially Jamie Glover as Brian Epstein. I thought his portrayal of a man battling his career and sexual orientation in those times was outstanding. It was not a sycophantic opinion of John Lennon. It showed him as a lovable rogue and many times just as a rogue. The movie moved along at a brisk pace, which kept the interest high. For me it was a couple of hours on a Sunday afternoon well spent.


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