The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years
Back by popular demand – extra shows added!
Exclusively in theaters, see the remastered, 4K restoration of the legendary 30-minute Shea Stadium performance from 1965! This footage is not available anywhere else!
The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years is based on the first part of The Beatles’ career (1962-1966) – the period in which they toured and captured the world’s acclaim. Ron Howard’s film will explore how John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr came together to become this extraordinary phenomenon, “The Beatles.” It will delve into their inner workings – how they made decisions, created their music and built their collective career together – all the while, highlighting The Beatles’ extraordinary and unique musical gifts and their remarkable, complementary personalities. The film will focus on the time period from the early Beatles’ journey in the days of The Cavern Club in Liverpool to their last concert at Candlestick Park in San Francisco in 1966.
UK | USA, 2016, In English, 137 minutes, Unrated, Directed by Ron Howard
"Electrifying! Beatlemania's mid-60's comet of joy and astonishment is thrillingly captured."– Godfrey Cheshire, ROGEREBERT.COM
“Ron Howard's documentary rightly keeps coming back to the music and the band's delight in making it. Good move. It truly is a joy forever.”– Peter Travers, ROLLING STONE
“A triumph of deft editing and extraordinary access, this is likely to be the most important music documentary of the year.”– Wendy Ide, THE OBSERVER (UK)
“Do not miss this film gift from Ron Howard. A year's ten best to be sure.”– James Verniere, BOSTON HERALD
“A sparky, moving and funny film about John, Paul, George and Ringo, whose own youthful words provide the film's best moments.”– Dave Calhoun, TIME OUT
“A must for any fan.”– G. Allen Johnson, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE