The trailer for Martin Scorsese‘s documentary about the life of George Harrison Living In The Material World has been posted online, scroll down to the bottom of the page and click to watch it.
The project has been co-produced with Harrison‘s widow Olivia and will feature home movies and interviews with surviving members of the Beatles. The film traces Harrison‘s life from his musical beginnings in Liverpool through to his later life as a filmmaker and philanthropist. It will be released on DVD on October 10.
Living In The Material World includes interviews with Eric Clapton, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Paul McCartney, Yoko Ono, Phil Spector, Ringo Starr and Jackie Stewart. It is Scorsese‘s third in-depth musical documentary in recent years, after his epic Bob Dylan film No Direction Home in 2005 and his 2008 film Shine A Light about The Rolling Stones‘ ‘A Bigger Bang’ world tour.
The two-part film will be shown first on US cable channel HBO in the autumn and then distributed on DVD by Lionsgate on October 10. An accompanying book, written by his late wife, will feature photographs, letters and diary extracts from his life.
Harrison died of lung cancer in 2001.
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