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How the Beatles Changed the World (2017)

The history of The Beatles and their influence on everything from music, art, and culture to fashion and politics.

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Credited cast:
The Beatles ... Themselves (archive footage)
Tony Bramwell ... Himself
Robert Christgau ... Himself
Anthony DeCurtis Anthony DeCurtis ... Himself
John Dunbar ... Himself
Brian Epstein ... Himself (archive footage)
Jonathan Gould Jonathan Gould ... Himself
George Harrison ... Himself (archive footage)
Bill Harry Bill Harry ... Himself
Chris Ingham ... Himself
John Lennon ... Himself (archive footage)
Paul McCartney ... Himself
Barry Miles Barry Miles ... Himself
Yoko Ono ... Herself (archive footage)
Mark Paytress Mark Paytress ... Himself
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The fascinating story of the cultural, social, spiritual and musical revolution ignited by the coming of the Beatles. Tracing the impact that these four band members had, first in their native Britain and soon after worldwide, it reappraises the band and follows their path from young subversives to countercultural heroes. Featuring fresh, revealing interviews with key collaborators as well as a wealth of rarely-seen archival footage, this documentary presents a bold new take on the most significant band in the history of music and their enduring impact on popular culture.

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English

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23 October 2017 (UK) See more »

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Polite and formulaic
8 April 2019 | by cheurtraSee all my reviews

Making a movie about the Beatles without mentioning the releases of Abbey Road and Let It Be or using the word "heroin" is quite a feat. or If you're familiar with the fab four, you won't learn nothing new in this documentary, but you'll have a lot of commentators telling how amazing they were. You won't ear a single critic word about Yoko neither. In conclusion, a very lukewarm movie perfectly designed to be sold on TV.


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