Photographs help to reveal the true nature of John Lennon
John Lennon’s image is one of the most famous faces on the planet. But can just a handful of photos uncover new truths about someone we think we all know?
This documentary throws a unique lens onto his extraordinary like, focusing on ten defining pictures – from iconic shots to private snaps – with their secrets revealed by those who were there and those who knew John Lennon best. The photos reveal his lifelong search to find his place in the world, his disaffection with living the life of a Beatle and his relationship with the love of his life, artist Yoko Ono.
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