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Metascore
67

Generally favorable reviews - based on 32 Critics

User Score
7.0

Generally favorable reviews- based on 48 Ratings

Summary: Imagineā€¦ John Lennon's childhood. Liverpool 1955: a smart and troubled fifteen year-old is hungry for experience. In a family full of secrets, two incredible women clash over John: Mimi, the buttoned-up Aunt who raised him, and Julia, the prodigal mother. Yearning for a normal family, John escapes into the new and exciting world of rock n' roll where his fledgling genius finds a kindred spirit in the teenage Paul McCartney. Just as John begins his new life, tragedy strikes. But a resilient young man finds his voice - and an icon explodes into the world. (The Weinstein Company)
Runtime: 98 min
Rating: Rated R for language and a scene of sexuality.
Production: Film4
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music
Countries: UK, Canada
Language: English
Home Release Date: Jan 25, 2011
Director Credit
Sam Taylor-Wood Director
Writer Credit
Julia Baird Writer
Matt Greenhalgh Writer
Principal Cast Credit
Aaron Johnson John Lennon
Anne-Marie Duff Julia Lennon
Kristin Scott Thomas Mimi Smith
Cast Credit
Abby Greenhalgh Jackie (Aged 6)
Alex Ambrose Young John
Angela Walsh Schoolmistress
Angelica Jopling Julia - Aged 8
Chris Coghill Cunard Yank
David Morrissey Bobby Dykins
David Threlfall Uncle George
James Johnson Stan Parks
Josh Bolt Pete Shotton
Kerrie Hayes Marie's Friend
Ophelia Lovibond Marie Kennedy
Paul Ritter Pobjoy
Richard Syms Reverend
Richard Tate Teacher
Producer Credit
Bob Weinstein Executive Producer
Christopher Moll Executive Producer
Douglas Rae Producer
Harvey Weinstein Executive Producer
James Saynor Co-Producer
Jaynie Miller Associate Producer
Jon Diamond Executive Producer
Kevin Loader Producer
Mark Woolley Executive Producer
Matt Delargy Co-Producer
Paul Ritchie Co-Producer
Robert Bernstein Producer
Tessa Ross Executive Producer
Tim Haslam Executive Producer
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