• Concert for George (2003)

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Release Date: October 3rd, 2003

DVD Release Date: November 18th, 2003

PG-13|1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
On November 29, 2002, one year after George Harrison's death, an all-star cast of friends gather at London's Royal Albert Hall for an emotional tribute. The concert features a piece composed in Harrison's honor by his sitar mentor, Ravi Shankar, and a set of songs by Monty Python with special guest Tom Hanks. Musical director Eric Clapton then leads a band featuring George's son Dhani Harrison and fellow Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr in a broad selection of Harrison's best-loved songs.

Cast: Tom Hanks, Eric Clapton, Paul McCartney, Tom Petty, Ringo Starr

Director: David Leland

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Radical Media

Distributors: ArenaPlex LLC

Ratings & Reviews

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  • It provides both deep musical pleasures and a touching farewell to the former Beatle. show more

  • Of them all, only McCartney looks out of place, perhaps mistaking the venue for Vegas. There in a nutshell could be the answer to why the Beatles broke up. show more

  • It's spookily touching to see this massed group of former rock gods gathered to honor one of their fallen. Bald spots and graying shags predominate; the giant velvet lapels of 1969 have given way to sensible sport coats; the granny glasses are for real. show more

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