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Directed by Richard Lester

1964

UK

B/W

87 minutes

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A Hard Day’s Night

Back by popular demand!

During the first worldwide flush of Beatlemania in 1964, United Artists wanted to ship out a movie with The Beatles before their vogue was over. Working within a tight $500,000 budget, director Richard Lester turned out A Hard Day's Night in a fast 6 1/2 weeks. Using a variety of techniques cribbed from Hollywood slapstick comedies, the French New Wave movement, and his own experiences as a TV-commercial director, Lester fashioned an exhilarating study of a "typical" 36 hours in the lives of the Fab Four.