30.09. - 09.10.2021

Nowhere Boy United Kingdom, Canada 2009 | 98 min | OV | Colour | FF 2010

Sam Taylor-Wood

Sam Taylor-Wood (*1967).The british concept-artist and photographermade a short for TV. Her feature film debut wassupported by John Lennons widow Yoko Ono.

rated for 0 + years
A lonely teenager, curious and sharp, growing up in the shattered city of Liverpool. Two incredible women clash for his love: Mimi the formidable aunt who raised him and Julia, the spirited mother who gave him inspiration. Yearning for a normal family, John escapes into music. His fledgling genius finds a kindred spirit in the young Paul McCartney. But just as John‘s new life begins the truth about his past leads to a tragedy he would never escape. Poignant and powerful, the untold story of the boy who created The Beatles.

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Original title: Nowhere Boy
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: English
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Sam Taylor-Wood
Screenplay: Matt Greenhalgh
Cast: Aaron Johnson, Anne-Marie Duff, Kristin Scott Thomas, David Threlfall
Producer: Robert Bernstein
Director of Photography: Seamus McGarvey
Music: Will Gregory, Alison Goldfrap
Production Design: Alice Normington
Editor: Lisa Gunning
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: 35 mm
German Distributor: Senator Film Verleih
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Production: Ecosse Film Production


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