Great Performances
Great Performances (2003)

Both as a member of the Beatles and as a solo artist, George Harrison was one of the best loved and most influential musicians of his generation, and when he died November 29, 2001, after a long battle with cancer, it was a tremendous blow… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: November 28, 2003
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Critic Score: 94% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Richard Harrington
Washington Post

It offers a special 'something' for everyone who ever appreciated the Quiet Beatle's musical gifts and spiritual explorations.

Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Unlikely to join the ranks of the great concert films, but it does provide both deep musical pleasures and a touching farewell to the former Beatle.

Todd Gilchrist
FilmStew.com

Director David Leland crafts an evocative and entertaining concert film that captivates the heart and mind, regardless how familiar you are with the incredible repertoire of the "quiet Beatle."

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

It's a must-see for Beatle completists and an unexpected treat for casual fans.

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Jeffrey Chen
Window to the Movies

the performances of these great songs are truly heartfelt and emotional (I got chills more than a few times).

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

Chris Menges' cinematography helps make this a superior concert movie--warmly photographed with strong colours and close-up camera work.

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Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press

Like the man himself, the entire thing is just too beautiful.

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Pete Croatto
Filmcritic.com

It's not only terrific music, but a terrific send-off.

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Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Anyone who remembers Harrison fondly will enjoy this musical tribute, though it assumes a level of familiarity with Harrison's associates that not all viewers will have.

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