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Director Terence Davies's semi-autobiographical film about growing up in late 1940s and early 1950s Liverpool is highly original and technically dazzling in the way it melds sound and image; its marriage of gentle music with scenes of violence giving the film a haunting, dreamlike quality. The world it portrays is immersed in the drabness of post-war England; it's hard to believe watching it that the boys who would become the Beatles were growing up just around the corner from Davies' characters, ready to kickstart what we think of as the wild and optimistic 1960s. Pete Postlethwaite is especially good as the sadistic father here, but all the performances are excellent.
Powerful and poetic portrait of a boy's life growing up in Liverpool in the 1950s, from acclaimed British director Terence Davies.
14+ years 85 mins
Based on Irish author Frank McCourt's autobiography, this both hilarious and tragic film deals with him growing up in a very poor family in the '30s.
14–16 years 140 mins
Biopic of Beatles music legend John Lennon, focusing on his early life as a teen in 1950s Liverpool and the complex relationship with his mother.
14+ years 94 mins
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