Concert For George (2003)

Concert For George
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating PG 13
Runtime 1hr 44mins.
Genres Documentary, Music
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Eric Clapton Actor Himself--Musical Director 1 1000001
Joe Brown Actor Himself 1 1000002
Jools Holland Actor Himself 1 1000003
Sir Paul McCartney Actor Himself 1 1000004
Sam Brown Actor Himself 1 1000005
Jeff Lynne Actor Himself 1 1000006
Ringo Starr Actor Himself 1 1000007
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Actor Themselves 1 1000008
Billy Preston Actor Himself 1 1000009
Anoushka Shankar Actor Herself 1 1000011
David Leland Director n/a 2 2000001
Olivia Harrison Producer n/a 3 3000001
Brian Roylance Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Olivia Harrison Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Craig Fruin Associate Producer n/a 171 3000004
Frank Scherma Associate Producer n/a 171 3000005
Chris Menges Cinematographer n/a 402 6000001
Claire Ferguson Editor n/a 172 7000001
Eric Clapton Music Musical Director 120781 8000001
Jeff Lynne Music Concert Audio Producer 120781 8000002
George Harrison Original Music n/a 120838 8000003
Alan Barker Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Leigh Crisp Sound n/a 120816 14000002
Garth Marshall Sound n/a 120816 14000003
Synopsis
On the 29th of November 2002, one year to the day that George Harrison passed away, his closest friends gathered to celebrate his life--in the only way they know how, by playing his music. This historic event was captured on film. The first half provides insight into George's spiritual self, as Anoushka Shankar and a sixteen-piece orchestra of Indian musicians performed a special composition by her father--and George's mentor--Ravi Shankar. The second half gave the audience a rare sighting of members of the Monty Python team performing some of George's favorite skits. This was a tribute to George's well-known sense of humor. The rest moved to on to legendary musicians, Eric Clapton and his friends, giving the performances of their lives--singing George's well-loved songs. The list of musicians includes many with whom George worked with over the years: Joe Brown, Jools Holland, Sam Brown, Jeff Lynne, Paul McCartney, Tom Petty and the Heart Breakers, Ringo Starr and Billy Preston. As performers, they all gathered for one of the most beloved men of their generation.