The Lord of the Rings director is wrapping up an event documentary about the world’s biggest group’s final year.
After we plunged into the trenches of 14-18 with its fabulous For the fallen soldiers, produced by the BBC in 2018 to celebrate the centenary of the armistice, Peter Jackson attacked the Beatles archives. The Beatles : Get Back hits theaters on September 1, 2021, and the director –who completed the Ultra HD conversion of the Lord of the Rings, available now for purchase– presents his new project in a 5-minute video teaser. The filmmaker, who works from 56 hours of unpublished archives, explains that he is in the middle of the editing and presents us with a montage to give “a glimpse of the spirit of the film” devoted to the recording of the album Let It Be. This primitive montage, punctuated by the song Get Back, immerses us in the studio with John, Paul, George and Ringo. To see their apparent good humor, one would almost forget that this is the last album of the Fab Four, which will be released in 1970, after their official separation. In any case, this is an exciting video that immediately places The Beatles : Get Back on our big expectations for 2021. Get Back and back again.
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