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Across The Universe

Dir: Julie Taymor USA 2007. 129mins.The post-Chicago boom in screen musicals takes a novel twist with Across The Universe, a concept album-style love story set against the social upheavals of the 1960s and largely told through the songs of The Beatles. This ambitious Julie Taymor project veers between the soaring, goosebump romanticism of Moulin Rouge and the more awkward passages of John Turturro's little seen Romance And Cigarettes.

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