John Lennon, Revealed And Remembered An Remembered

I come from a generation comfortably acquainted with the “Give Peace a Chance” era of John Lennon, a perennial figure in any college dorm. For this reason, it came as a shock to watch the international beacon of peace curse his mother and ditch school regularly as a youth. Yet both these images surface in director Sam Taylor-Wood’s 2009 biopic “Nowhere Boy,” which chronicles the formative years of the young and troubled John Lennon.

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