A new three-hour film on the Beatle George Harrison (to be aired in two parts by HBO on Oct. 5 and 6) is one of Martin Scorsese’s most personal documentaries.
What is remarkable in Scorsese’s documentary, something that has become apparent in the decade since George’s death, is the uncanny symmetry of his life—a life lived to the fullest. His saturation in the material world drove him to seek the spirit in things.
“Hearing ‘All Things Must Pass’ for the first time, hearing the sound of his guitar and listening to the lyrics— was magical,” said Scorsese. “Something about the way he plays his guitar, something magical happens.”
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