Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 or region free DVD player in order to play.
He had to choose between his best friend... The woman he loved... And the greatest rock 'n' roll band in the world.
A reconstruction of the legendary British rock group's early days, before the advent of Beatlemania and world-wide fame. The story focuses on the turbulent and exciting period that the Beatles' spent in Hamburg, Germany in 1960-62, when they played in a series of rough-and-tumble dives and came into contact with cutting-edge artists. Among them was photographer Astrid Kirchherr, who helped shape the group's image, and with whom both John Lennon and former Beatle Stu Sutcliffe fell in love...
Featuring a top-notch soundtrack of Beatles covers by the 'Backbeat Band' specially formed for the film. Members include: Greg Dulli, Dave Pirner (vocals); Don Fleming (guitar, vocals); Thurston Moore (guitar); Mike Mills (bass, vocals); Dave Grohl (drums).
Actors Sheryl Lee, Stephen Dorff, Ian Hart, Gary Bakewell, Jennifer Ehle, Chris O'Neill & Scot Williams
Director Iain Softley
Certificate 15 years and over
Screen Widescreen 1.85:1 Anamorphic
Languages English ; French ; Italian ; Spanish - Dolby Digital (2.0)
Subtitles Croatian ; Dutch ; English ; English for the hearing impaired ; French ; Greek ; Hebrew ; Italian ; Portuguese ; Spanish
Duration 1 hour 36 minutes (approx)