Nowhere Boy details
|Formats:||15 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Kristin Scott Thomas, Aaron Johnson, Anne-Marie Duff, David Morrissey, Josh Bolt|
|Director:||Sam Taylor Wood|
|Studio:||ICON HOME ENTERTAINMENT|
|Run time:||1 hour 41 minutes|
|Rental release:||10 May 2010|
By Tegan Kniveton from LOVEFiLM
In some way or another, we all know about John Lennon, but this biopic of his early years growing up in 50s Liverpool may prove especially revealing.
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think you know everything about the Beatles..well watch this!By arrancat (10 reviews) from Coventry , 15 Dec 2009
[Highly rated reviewer]I was lucky enough to go to the Preview at BAFTA a while ago, and also got to be an extra in the film. I figured I knew all about the Beatles, but this is the kind of film you can watch as an avid Beatles fan, or as a story in its own right. The acting is fantastic and very believable. You easily find yourself caught up in the characters different perspectives and emotions, and the film is great at making you see things from each person's perspective. Its also a great insight into an era. Brilliantly filmed, great storytelling, and fantastic cast. great film, one which makes you proud to be British.
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Reavealing and movingBy Scooper (35 reviews) from Altrincham , 18 Dec 2013An hypnotic film, revealing the conflicts that scarred Lennon's early life - an education. The 50s backdrop is interesting too. Much recommended as an emotive journey for the viewer.
an interesting story well toldBy davidginsberg (114 reviews) from London , 17 Oct 2013Watched this fairly by the numbers biopic of John Lennons early days last night. It lacked the gimmicky stylisation of Control but was probably more effective at setting the scene. Instead of being peddled the usual troubled genius nonsense we are shown Lennon as a young, immature, obnoxious and largely getting into music by luck. He had a fairly convoluted home life living with his aunt Mimi and only being reconciled with his mother later in life. It also shows how he jumped on whatever was the latest trend a knack which helped their eventual success. Funnily enough Paul McCartney comes across as the more sensitive and sensible member of the group. Well made film and an interesting re-appraisal of Lennon. Worth a watch
Watchable good drama.By The KnightWatcher (629 reviews) from Gloucestershire , 11 Mar 2013Early John Lennon life and how he was abandoned by his mother and brought up by his Aunt. set in 1950s Liverpool. Watchable good drama. Title is a play on the Beatles track Nowhere man.
Really BrilliantBy a customer , 12 Sep 2012This film was absolutely brilliant. Engaging, captivating, and thoroughly fantastic. Brilliant acting by Aaron and Kristin Scott Thomas. Well done Sam Taylor Wood for a wonderful insight into John Lennon's beginnings. The guitars, the imagery, the music - just fab!
Brill, give it a whirlBy BambiDreams (2 reviews) , 30 Mar 2012Classic viewing =D
Amazing music, beautiful faces.
Nowwhere Boy is going places.
Brilliant cast, excellent watching more than once!
Give it a whirl, ITS BRILL!!