A new George Harrison documentary featuring home movies, interviews and never afore apparent actual will accomplish its admission in October on HBO, the cable approach said on Wednesday.
Produced by Oscar-winner Martin Scorsese and Harrison’s added Olivia, “George Harrison: Living in the Actual World”, traces the activity of the backward Beatle from his agreeable ancestry in Liverpool to his acclaim with the Fab Four in the 1960s as able-bodied as his plan as a philanthropist and filmmaker.
Harrison died of lung blight in 2001 in Los Angeles at the age of 58. Although generally referred to as the quiet Beatle, he wrote hit songs like “Here Comes the Sun” and “Something” for The Beatles afore arena with the 1980s supergroup, Traveling Wilburys.
The 3-1/2 hour documentary includes interviews with Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr as able-bodied as Eric Clapton, Yoko Ono, Phil Spector and almanac ambassador George Martin, a part of others. It will air in two locations on HBO on October 5 and 6, and be appear in Britain on October 10 on DVD and Blu-Ray through Lionsgate, Lionsgate UK said.
Scorsese, whose music projects cover “The Last Waltz” in 1978 about the final concert of The Band, and the Rolling Stones documentary “Shine a light”, said he had continued been a fan of Harrison.
“So if I was offered the adventitious to accomplish this picture, I jumped at it. Spending time with Olivia (Harrison), interviewing so abounding of George’s abutting friends, reviewing all that footage, some of it never apparent before, and alert to all of that arresting music — it was a joy, and an acquaintance I’ll consistently treasure,” Scorsese said in a statement.
A book accompanying the documentary will be appear in backward September featuring photos, letters, affidavit and added memorabilia from the claimed athenaeum of Olivia and George Harrison.