Highly acclaimed filmmaker Peter Jackson has released some footage ahead of his new Documentary The Beatles: Get Back. See here .
Jackson who is best known for his directing of the iconic Lord Of The Rings trilogy, said, “We wanted to give the fans of The Beatles all over the world a holiday treat, so we put together this five-minute sneak peek at our upcoming theatrical film ‘The Beatles: Get Back.’
He added, “We hope it will bring a smile to everyone’s faces and some much-needed joy at this difficult time.”
“The Beatles: Get Back” shows The Beatles’ intimate recording sessions during a pivotal moment in music history. The film demonstrates the creative genius that defined the legacy of this iconic group.
“The Beatles: Get Back” is the story of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr as they prepare for their first live show in over two years.
The film shows The Beatles’ last live performance as a group, in London’s Savile Row as well as other songs and classic compositions featured on the band’s final two albums, Abbey Road and Let It Be.
This film is produced by Peter Jackson, Clare Olssen and Jonathan Clyde. Executive producers include Ken Kammins from The Hobbit trilogy and Jeff Jones. The film’s editor is Jabez Olssen from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The music is mixed by Giles Martin (Rocketman) and Sam Okell (Yesterday).
Beatles legend, Sir Paul McCartney was interviewed recently. See here. He talks about how he still struggles with the death of bandmate John Lennon, 40 years on. Of course, he features in Jackson’s upcoming documentary.
The film was compiled from over 60 hours of unseen footage and more than 150 hours of unheard audio, all of which has been restored. It was fimed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg. The footage is taken from studio recordings from 1969.