Backbeat (1993)

 

 



Director:    Iain Softley.

Starring:    Sheryl Lee, Stephen Dorff, Ian Hart.

The focus is on the "fifth Beatle" Stu Sutcliffe, a close relationship to John Lennon. Sutcliffe was with the bar band in the early days in Liverpool and Hamburg.  He falls in love with a German arts student, becomes more concerned with art than music, and must choose between art and superstardom.

 

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