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Nowhere Boy

6 Ratings: 3.3
A movie released October 08, 2010

   Nowhere Boy is a 2009 British biopic about John Lennon's adolescence, the creation of his first band, The Quarrymen, and its evolution into The Beatles.      The drama tells the story … see full wiki

Director: Sam Taylor-Wood
Genre: Drama
Release Date: October 08, 2010
MPAA Rating: R
4 reviews about Nowhere Boy
review by . November 06, 2010
Nowhere Boy – A reserved, modest biopic fascinated by its 'nowhere'
3 Stars out of 4      Nowhere Boy deserves appreciation for its scale, intentions, and drama. All three come in small doses that do not ask for anything more than our immediate attention. Since October 2010 marked the seventieth birthday of rock legend John Lennon, it feels necessary to witness Nowhere Boy as a retrospective of the days leading up to a meaningful legacy.       Aaron Johnson is Lennon: his accent is thick, his nuances reflect Lennon in …
review by . February 02, 2011
All you need is love
The year is 1957, and 16-year old Liverpool lad John Lennon (Aaron Johnson) is miserable. He hates school and his strict aunt Mimi (Kristin Scott-Thomas) and his mother who abandoned him when he was five. Then he meets his mother again and although she's a little odd, he loves having a mum again, while his auntie isn't so sure.      This little film tells the interesting and sad story of Lennon's childhood and his search for maternal love. Unfortunately, Johnson not …
review by . October 30, 2010
NoWhere Boy and John Lennon's Youth
Nowhere Boy is a biopic about John Lennon's teenage years, beginning when he was 15. More than anything, Nowhere Man is about John's relationship with his aunt Mimi, the women who raised him, and his mother, Julia, the women who didn't. These relationships had a huge impact on the man John Lennon became and his music.      The film also explores John's infatuation with Elvis, his desire to form a rock band and how the Quarrymen came to be. His meeting with Paul …
review by . October 15, 2010
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Nowhere Boy Finds Good Home
NOWHERE BOY   Written by Matt Greenhalg   Directed by Sam Taylor-Wood   Starring Aaron Johnson, Kristen Scott Thomas and Anne-Marie Duff       John: Why couldn’t God make me Elvis?   Julia: Because he was saving you for John Lennon.       I’ve had the privilege of seeing some of Sam Taylor-Wood’s art firsthand in exhibition.  It was stark, cold but yet still emotional and affecting.  …
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