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Lennon Naked (2010)

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A profile of John Lennon in the late 1960s as the Beatles are set to fall apart.

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Edmund Coulthard

Writer:

Robert Jones
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Eccleston ... John Lennon
Christopher Fairbank ... Freddie Lennon
Allan Corduner ... Art Janov
Andrew Scott ... Paul McCartney
Naoko Mori ... Yoko Ono
Michael Colgan Michael Colgan ... Derek Taylor
Craig Cheetham ... Ringo Starr
Jack Morgan Jack Morgan ... George Harrison
Claudie Blakley ... Cynthia Lennon
Rory Kinnear ... Brian Epstein
Adrian Bower ... Pete Shotton
Di Botcher ... Dot
Eileen O'Brien Eileen O'Brien ... Lil
Debora Weston Debora Weston ... Gloria Emerson
Dave Legeno ... Les
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Storyline

In 1964 a reluctant John Lennon is persuaded by manager Brian Epstein to meet Freddie, the father who abandoned him 17 years earlier, with the press in attendance. The meeting is short and bitter. Three years later Epstein is dead and John invites Freddie to his mansion but again things turn sour, due to Freddie's drinking and insulting Mimi, the aunt who raised John. The Beatles set up Apple records but the press are hostile and Lennon's comment that 'we're more popular than Jesus' doesn't help. Rows with long-suffering wife Cynthia lead to marital breakdown and John's meeting Japanese performance artist Yoko Ono. Family history is repeated as Lennon leaves Cynthia and their son Julian for Ono, by whom he has a second son, Sean. In 1969 John returns his M.B.E. in protest at England's support for the Vietnam War while his stunts with Yoko Ono to promote peace alienate the press. Some months later he disbands the Beatles to the other members' annoyance and, after arguments with Paul ... Written by don @ minifie-1

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Biography | Drama | Music

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Essere John Lennon See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Christopher Eccleston is to date the only actor to play both John Lennon and The Doctor (the Ninth) from Doctor Who. However, Peter Capaldi (the Twelth Doctor) played George Harrison in John and Yoko: A Love Story (1985), which starred Mark McGann, brother of Paul (the Eighth Doctor) as John. See more »

Goofs

Towards the end, John and Yoko are shown boarding a jet airplane bound for New York, the date is given as 1971. They are seen boarding a Boeing 747-400 with it's distinctive extended upper deck. This aircraft was not introduced by Boeing until 1988. See more »

Crazy Credits

Disclaimer in opening titles: "The following drama is based on real events, although some scenes are the invention of the writer." See more »

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The Muslim Comprehension of John Lennon in History
2 April 2019 | by mrdonleoneSee all my reviews

Of course Lennon naked is a great movie if you love The Beatles and you love The Beatles then you will definitely enjoy this movie but in case you love The Beatles you know everything that's in the movie already and then it's nice to see it all but the thing is just that you are criticizing the movie already so the movies actually good if you don't see the know anything of The Beatles that's if you don't know anything of The Beatles thing you don't like the Beatles And if you don't like the Beatles why would you see this movie that is a bit of paradox in this movie that they don't give enough information for the ones who didn't know anything about it in the ones who did know something about it they are just a bit disappointed then it all because they have great expectations for the ultimates John Lennon movie and it wasn't really and it's portrayed John Lennon rather badly and annoying in the end we all know that John Lennon was a bit of an annoying character Betty was still a great man you know so because of all of this it is hard to like or dislike I'd like or I dislike or I'd like or dislike this movie it is really not so great this movie because it doesn't do its job properly and I have proven it is a kind of a paradox however it's a nice introduction into the life of Drumlin for the ones who don't know him but if you don't know if you don't have a reason to know him then the movie fails unfortunately yes that is it in sha Allah


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