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: October 3, 2003
DVD Release Date: November 28, 2003
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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.

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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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

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

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

[A] moving documentary.

Pete Croatto

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

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Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press

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

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Teresa Gubbins
Dallas Morning News

Those who appreciated Mr. Harrison's slightly offbeat catalogue of songs might find this documentary a treasure. Otherwise, it's about as low-key as Mr. Harrison was -- another concert flick, agreeable enough, if a bit on the snoozy side.

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Todd Gilchrist

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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