George Harrison: Living In the Material World (Blu-ray)

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Acclaimed director Martin Scorsese helms this documentary profile of the former Beatle, George Harrison. Featuring never-before-seen archive footage, the film traces George's years with the Beatles, his solo work and his private life, chronicling the key events from his birth in 1943, up until his untimely death in 2001. The film includes contributions from, among others, Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton, Paul McCartney, Yoko Ono and George Martin.

Product Details

Barcode
5060223765150
Department
Movies & TV
Released
10 Oct 2011
Type
Movies
Format
Blu-ray
Genre
Documentary
Region
Region B
Language
English
Studio
Lionsgate UK
Number of Discs
2
Extras
  • Interactive Menus
  • Enhanced WS tv
  • Interviews: Paul McCartney, Jeff Lynne, Damon Hill
  • Bonus Tracks: 'Here Comes The Sun', 'Dispute and Violence'
Runtime
210 min
Age Restriction
12
Supply Source
UK

Movie

Title
George Harrison: Living in the Material World
Release Year
2011
Running Time
94 min
Language
English
Categories
Education/General Interest / Biography / Documentary / Guitarists / Guitars / Music (General) / Musicians / Rock Bands / Spirituality
Ratings
IMDb
8.2
Rotten Tomatoes®
86%
Synopsis
Martin Scorsese turns his documentary skills on former Beatle George Harrison in this documentary centering on the musician's time with the Fab Four as well as his solo career, spiritual beliefs, and time working in the movie business.
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Poster for George Harrison: Living in the Material World
Cast & Crew
Director
Martin Scorsese
Host
Eric Clapton / Terry Gilliam / Eric Idle / Paul McCartney / Yoko Ono / Tom Petty / Ringo Starr / Jackie Stewart
Additional Music/Songs
Giles Martin
Movie Critics
Chicago Sun-Times
3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] respectful film....[I]t focuses on archival interviews with George, news footage, and an impressive selection of talking heads."
Roger Ebert (3 Oct 2011, )
Hollywood Reporter
"[A] personality portrait of welcome depth about a musical giant who often seemed to stand a bit in the shadows of his more exuberant peers."
Todd McCarthy (4 Sep 2011, )
Total Film
5 stars out of 5 -- "Marty's beautifully assembled tribute makes a persuasive case for Harrison's enduring signficiance....Relish this poignant memorial to an intense-yet-generous individual..."
Tom Dawson (1 Nov 2011, )
Uncut
4 stars out of 5 -- "What resonates, along with some magnificently deployed music, is the love he inspired in fans and friends."
Neil Spencer (1 Nov 2011, )