The Love We Make Poster

Release Date: 2011

DVD Release Date: December 6th, 2011

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary
In October 2001, documentary filmmakers Albert Maysles and Bradley Kaplan follow Paul McCartney around post-9/11 Manhattan as he prepares for the Concert for New York City. The concert, held at Madison Square Garden, was organized by McCartney as a benefit for the survivors of fallen firemen, police and first responders, and featured musical performances, short films, and speeches. David Bowie, Billy Joel, the Who, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, James Taylor and many others performed.

Director: Albert Maysles , Bradley Kaplan

Genres: Documentary

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  • The Love We Make is mostly about placing viewers in an icon's shoes as he makes a rehabilitative gesture toward a city with which he's grown considerable roots. show more

  • While the documentary stops short of hagiography, it offers a delicate portrait of a man with an extraordinarily youthful energy and enthusiasm for music, people and life. show more

  • The magical mystery that is Paul McCartney may never be solved, but for fans (the line forms behind me), the new documentary The Love We Make includes some memorable displays of his world-conquering charm. show more

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