Even after 50 years, the world hasn’t had enough of The Beatles. The iconic band changed the world unlike any other. With their music, they revolutionized music and pop culture for all times to come. However, if you’re one of those fans who really dive deep into their workings, then you’re in luck! Peter Jackson’s documentary named “The Beatles: Get Back” will tell you all about it. And it’s hitting the theatres on the 4th of September, 2020!
What is the documentary about?
According to The Beatles’ official website, the documentary will focus on behind the scenes making of the album “Let it be”. It will tell the viewers about their camaraderie, creativity, togetherness, and their unbreakable bond which helped them to become such an iconic band. The documentary will have a lot of content to choose from. That is because the film will put 55 hours of unseen footage and 140 hours of unheard audio recordings from the “Let It Be” album sessions to use.
Moreover, we’ll get to see their final live concert as a group, the iconic rooftop performance on London’s Savile Row! That concert lives long in the memory of many of the fans and we’ll get to see all of it. Especially the fact that they created legendary music without even knowing how to read music!
Peter Jackson and Disney – a high profile release
Peter Jackson needs no introduction. His work in Lord of The Rings trilogy is often considered one of the best in history. After all. it’s no small feat. the 17 Academy Awards those films won. Moreover, Disney will be the worldwide distributor of the film, making it a high profile release! Jackson had this to say about this chance to give the Beatles a worthy tribute:
Working on this project has been a joyous discovery. I’ve been privileged to be a fly on the wall while the greatest band of all time works, plays and creates masterpieces. I’m thrilled that Disney have stepped up as our distributor. There’s no one better to have our movie seen by the greatest number of people.
The remaining Beatles react
Both the remaining Beatles were extremely happy! Paul McCartney had this to say:
I am really happy that Peter has delved into our archives to make a film that shows the truth about The Beatles recording together. The friendship and love between us comes over and reminds me of what a crazily beautiful time we had.
Moreover, Ringo Starr didn’t hold back in showing love for the film either:
I’m really looking forward to this film. Peter is great and it was so cool looking at all this footage. There was hours and hours of us just laughing and playing music, not at all like the version that came out. There was a lot of joy and I think Peter will show that. I think this version will be a lot more peace and loving, like we really were.
As a result, fans are ecstatic over the idea of seeing the Beatles on the silver screen. Their music has touched millions of souls across the world. Therefore, they deserve such tributes at such a grand stage. We hope Peter Jackson and Disney do justice to the band’s legacy!