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DIRECTOR Danny Boyle
CAST Himesh Patel, Lily James, Sophia Di Martino, Meera Syal
A joyous toe-tapping romantic comedy set in Suffolk which considers what happens if only one person remembers the glorious music of the Beatles.
After he is knocked unconscious during a worldwide power cut, struggling Lowestoft musician Jack (Himesh Patel) wakes up to find he is apparently the only person in the world who remembers The Beatles. Passing off their songs as his own, he wins fame and fortune – but at the price of his honesty and his friendship with Ellie (Lily James). Boyle’s direction and Richard Curtis’s writing combine into a glowing tribute to The Beatles and a glorious celebration of the intoxicating beauty of their music.
(2019 UK 116 mins)
Boyle always excels with music, and these stripped-down, largely guitar-led Beatles numbers are unfailingly great: they remind you how much you love them (yeah, yeah, yeah), and how much you’d miss their music. Patel, previously best known for his work on EastEnders, proves a real musical talent and a sure-footed leading man … A glowing tribute to The Beatles and their music, this is both a toe-tapping pleasure to watch and a smart, occasionally scathing look at how we get things wrong. Helen O’Hara, Empire
BBFC advice: Contains infrequent strong language, drug references and moderate sex references
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