Peter Jackson recounts the making of Let It Be when you watch the documentary The Beatles: Get Back on Disney Plus, which just arrived today and is one of our picks to watch this weekend. Jackson leaves Middle-earth behind to travel back in time to London in 1969, when The Beatles recorded their twelfth and final studio album, Let It Be (working title: Get Back).
The documentary series is based on footage shot for the 1970 Michael Lindsay-Hogg album documentary. Jackson had access to over 55 hours of video and 150 hours of audio, much of it never seen before. The director chooses to highlight the camaraderie and friendship displayed by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, rather than the rumors. of bad blood who were chasing the Let It Be recording.
Here’s how to watch The Beatles: Get Back on Disney Plus (one of the best streaming services).
The Beatles Release Date: Get Back on Disney Plus
The Beatles: Get Back The documentary premieres on Disney Plus with the first episode on Thanksgiving (Thursday, November 25) at 3 am ET.
Episode 2 begins airing at 3 a.m. on Friday, November 26. Episode 3 follows at 3 a.m. on Saturday, November 27.
How to Watch The Beatles: Get Back in the UK, Canada and Other International Regions
Disney Plus is available in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Mauritius, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain , Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, so it will not be difficult to access.
¿Qué es The Beatles: Get Back about?
Get Back takes audiences back to the somewhat hectic time when the band were trying to write 14 new songs for their first live concert in two years. With their backs to the wall, the Beatles rely on their bonds, good humor, and creative genius to meet the deadline. The documentary series shows, for the first time, the latest live performance of The Beatles as a group: the rooftop concert on London’s Savile Row.
Jackson did not interview the surviving Beatles, McCartney and Starr, for the documentary series, because he wanted to stay in the moment, in the room, on the roof in 1969. And in a rarity for Disney Plus, the documentary contains explicit language, mature themes. and smoking.
Check out the trailer below: