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Universal City, CA : Universal Studios, 2005.
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1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
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Universal City, CA : Universal Studios, 2005.


General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1993.
General Note
Special features: Feature commentary with Iain Softley; deleted scenes; interview with Iain Softley; stills gallery; interview with Ian Hart; director's essay; casting sessions; TV featurette.
General Note
Polygram Filmed Entertainment and Scala Productions in association with Channel Four Films present a Scala/Woolley/Powerll/Dwyer and Forthcoming production ; screenplay, Iain Softley, Michael Thomas and Stephen Ward ; produced by Finola Dwyer and Stephen Woolley ; directed by Iain Softley.
Creation/Production Credits
Cinematography, Ian Wilson ; editor, Martin Walsh ; original score, Don Was.
Sheryl Lee, Stephen Dorff, Ian Hart.
Account of the early days of the Beatles, when they were playing strip joints in Hamburg, Germany. John wants his best friend, Stuart Sutcliffe, to join the band, but Stu is headed in a different direction- toward a beautiful photographer who is documenting the Beatles' rise.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R; strong language and sexuality.
System Details
DVD; English Dolby Digital 5.1; French Dolby Digital 2.0.
Soundtrack in English and French with optional Spanish and French subtitles.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Softley, I., Thomas, M., Ward, S., Woolley, S., Dwyer, F., Lee, S., Dorff, S., & Hart, I. (2005). Backbeat . Universal Studios.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Iain. Softley et al.. 2005. Backbeat. Universal City, CA: Universal Studios.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Iain. Softley et al.. Backbeat Universal City, CA: Universal Studios, 2005.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Softley, Iain., et al. Backbeat Universal Studios, 2005.

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