Rent Backbeat: Special Edition (1993)

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1h 36min
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Synopsis:
Directed by Iain Softley (K-Pax), Backbeat is an energetic, musical drama chronicling the pre-fame Beatles as they head to Hamburg in search of success. As they gain popularity, the "fifth Beatle", bass guitarist Stuart Sutcliffe (Stephen Dorff), falls in love and ultimately must choose between his best friend John Lennon, his new love (Sheryl Lee) and the greatest rock and roll band in the world. Full of vitality and heart, with a soundtrack that includes rock and roll classics, including music from Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters), David Pirner (Soul Asylum) and Mike Mills (R.E.M.).
Actors:
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Directors:
Writers:
Iain Softley, Michael Thomas
Others:
Stephen Woolley, Chris Munro
Studio:
Universal Pictures
Genres:
British Films, Drama, Music & Musicals
Countries:
UK
Awards:

1995 BAFTA Best Music

BBFC:
Release Date:
12/07/2004
Run Time:
96 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
Croatian, Dutch, English Hard of Hearing, French, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Feature Commentary With Director Iain Softley
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Interview With Director Iain Softley
  • Stills Gallery
  • Interview With Actor Ian Hart
  • Director's Essay
  • Casting Sessions

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