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A Hard Day's Night
A Hard Day's Night

A Hard Day's Night 1964

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A Hard Day's Night 1964 U

87 mins United Kingdom Director. Richard Lester

The Beatles’ freewheeling film debut remains deliriously entertaining 50 years on, anarchically revelling in the Fab Four’s slapstick, sardonic personas and adopting a kinetic visual style – influenced by the French New Wave - that would inspire the modern music video.

Made at the peak of Beatlemania, it chronicles a couple of days in the life of the band as they try and escape the attentions of hysterical fans, clueless hacks, uncool toffs, a perpetually fretful manager and the regrettable presence of Paul’s ‘clean’ but meddling grandfather. Alun Owen’s witty, Oscar®-nominated script ensures that the film endures as a scintillating blend of marvellous music and gently satirical comedy, and John, Paul, George and Ringo ooze youthful irreverence and utterly unforced charm.

Directed by

Richard Lester

Featuring

John Lennon

Paul McCartney

George Harrison

Ringo Starr

Genres

Musical

Collection

Rebel Rousers Sonic

Certificate

U Contains mild language

Released

1964

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Proscenium Films Ltd

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