The Beatles: Get Back

The Beatles: Get Back

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Peter Jackson's three-part Beatles documentary, compiled from over 55 hours of unseen footage, as well as mostly unheard audio from 1969's Let It Be album sessions. More

Painstakingly restored, The Beatles: Get Back includes "the only notable footage" of the band working in the studio, as well as their legendary rooftop performance atop Apple's London office presented in full. Jackson utilises the film restoration techniques he pioneered with 2018 WWI documentary, They Shall Not Grow Old.

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2021UK, New Zealand
DocumentaryMusic

Episodes

EPISODE 1.1

Part 1: Days 1-7

The Beatles arrive at Twickenham Studios and have three weeks... More to complete 14 songs and a live show.
EPISODE 1.2

Part 2: Days 8-16

Following George's walkout, Paul, John, and Ringo hope he'll rejoin... More the band. They move into their newly built Apple Studio in Savile Row to continue their sessions.

EPISODE 1.3

Part 3: Days 17-22

As their new album nears completion and after scrapping their... More planned TV special, The Beatles must decide if they want to continue with their plans to perform live for the first time in three years. As they exhaust their options, the band and their team look for a more convenient location to perform.

The Beatles: Get Back | Reviews

Beatlemaniacs will be surprised at this 3-part portrait of friendship, fame, and the creative process: the lads on the Long and Winding Road to their final project. 

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Paste

Paste

Get Back feels about three hours too long...

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Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-Times

Omniscient, comprehensive and astonishingly vibrant...

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

A beautifully restored, ridiculously intimate portrait of music’s most famous group...

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The Guardian

The Guardian

The moments of inspiration and interest are marooned amid acres of desultory chit-chat... and repetition.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

An immersive, in-the-moment chronicle of a generation-defining band...

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Independent

Independent

(Sets) the standard for all future assessments of the band.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

The most emotional Fab Four doc ever...

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

This is the most informative and illuminating record of what these men were like ...

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Variety

Variety

In the end, Get Back is better than good. It’s essential...

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The Times

The Times

(A) deeply moving flashback epic...

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The Beatles: Get Back | Release Details

The Beatles: Get Back is available to stream in Australia now on Disney+.