Nowhere Boy

Artist-turned-director Sam Taylor-Wood makes her feature debut with this biopic of John Lennon's troubled childhood and difficult relationship with his family. The focus is on Lennon's teenage years and his introduction to music, from his tyro band The Quarrymen to his burgeoning relationship with Paul McCartney and George Harrison, the genesis of the Beatles. The stress is on Lennon's uncongenial Liverpool home life, with Aaron Johnson superlative as the young Lennon, and BAFTA nominated Best Supporting Actress performances from Kristin Scott Thomas as Aunt Mimi and Anne-Marie Duff as Lennon's unconventional mother, Julia.

Year: 2009
Genre: Drama, Biography
Country: Canada, UK
Director: Sam Taylor-Wood
Starring: Kristin Scott Thomas, David Morrissey, Anne-Marie Duff, David Threlfall, Aaron Johnson
Duration: 93 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains sex scenes and offensive language.
Location in store: Drama



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