• Good Ol' Freda (2013)

Good Ol' Freda

Release Date: September 6th, 2013

DVD Release Date: December 3rd, 2013

PG |1 hr 26 min

Plot Summary

Freda Kelly, a shy Liverpudlian teen, works for a new local band -- the Beatles -- hoping to make it big. As the band's fame multiplies, Freda bears witness to music and cultural history but never exploits her insider access.

Cast: Freda Kelly, Ringo Starr, Angie McCartney, Billy Kinsley, Tony Barrow, Billy Hatton, Rachel Norris

Director: Ryan White

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Tripod Media, LLC

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Sara StewartNew York Post

    The sweet-faced Kelly is a lovely and humble storyteller, and her enduring affection for John, Paul, George and “Richie” is palpable. show more

  • 80
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Pure joy for Beatles fans and, one guesses, charming enough to seduce some viewers who wouldn't mind never hearing "She Loves You" ever again. show more

  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Although the filmmakers apparently wanted to focus on the Beatles, the movie's strongest moments are about Freda herself. show more

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