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Register Already registered? But he told me, 'I never remember John ever punching me,'" says Johnson. Nowhere Boy is an absolute gem of a film that will hopefully find the audience it deserves.

Internet Movie Database. This Article is related to: Watch now. The trailer to the film uses Lennon's own voice, as if acknowledging that the original can't be faked. All rights reserved.

Reverend Anne-Marie Duff That need to know about people's formative years has stoked industries from Freudian psychoanalysis to Facebook, and seemingly half the recent movies from a Hollywood largely bereft of inspiration. Most active discussions votes comments. In addition to the violent scenes mentioned above, this movie contains some scenes that could scare or disturb children under eight.

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The Sun. Once again, McCartney brought up the punching scene, but didn't seem too put out by it. News Obits Business Sports Go! Edit Storyline The story of John Lennon's childhood and teenage years from to , his relationship with his aunt Mimi and his mother Julia -the two dominant women in the first part of his life-, his first meeting with Paul McCartney and George Harrison, their friendship, their love for music and the birth of The Beatles.

Leonard Maltin Oct 8, 4: As a teenager, John has trouble coping with this and often remembers troubling events from his early childhood. Based on the novel by John's sister Julia Baird with the script penned by Matt Greenhalgh, Nowhere Boy possesses an enormously strong emotional undercurrent that is missing from many films of the biopic genre.

Girl at the Fair uncredited Calum O'Toole Boy with Knife Andrew Buchan Retrieved 18 June John goes to visit Julia, now settled with a new husband and family, and a connection instantly sparks between them. Written by CynthiaPowell.

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Uncle George Josh Bolt Taylor-Wood did. The film had its world premiere on 29 October at the closing night of the London Film Festival. But which am I? Her opposite number is Julia Anne-Marie Duff , a free spirit with flirtatious airs; she vamps a stranger at the soda shop but is more desperate for the affection of the son from whom she's been estranged.

We know what happened to John and Paul and George, and eventually Ringo: The reason why Nowhere Boy is so successful is because we are presented with a complex and multi faceted young man, who was a number of things to a number of people and impossible to pigeonhole.

HanWay Films Anne Shanley This is the feature-film directorial debut of Sam Taylor-Wood, the photographer who made a splash in the British art scene in with a series of pictures in which she and Henry Bond mimicked the Pieta pose of Lennon and Yoko Ono in the famous pictures Annie Leibovitz took of the couple not long before John was shot dead.

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