Let It Be


Release Date 1970-05-20
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Let It Be

Let It Be is a 1970 documentary film about the Beatles rehearsing and recording songs for the album Let It Be in January 1969. The film features an unannounced rooftop concert by the group, their last performance in public. Released just after the album, it was the final original Beatles release. The film was originally planned as a television documentary which would accompany a concert broadcast. When plans for a broadcast were dropped, the project became a feature film. Although the film does not dwell on the dissension within the group at the time, it provides some glimpses into the dynamics that would lead to the Beatles' break-up. The film has not been officially available since the 1980s, although original and bootleg copies of home video releases still circulate. The film's director Michael Lindsay-Hogg stated in 2011 that a DVD and Blu-ray may be released sometime in 2013, but this is not likely given the film's negative portrayal of The Beatles. John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr collectively won an Academy Award for Best Original Song Score for the film.

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Actors & Characters

George Harrison George Harrison
Paul McCartney Paul McCartney
Billy Preston Billy Preston
Ringo Starr Ringo Starr
George Martin George Martin
Mal Evans Mal Evans
Yoko Ono Yoko Ono


Anthony B. Richmond Cinematography
Michael Lindsay-Hogg Director
The Beatles Music
Ringo Starr Music
John Lennon Music
George Harrison Music
Paul McCartney Music
Mal Evans Producer
Neil Aspinall Producer