Cineworld: Yesterday/The Beatles Feature

Yesterday Cineworld

Lennon’s newly-discovered love for the world and all those within it (but mostly Yoko) mirrors the experience of the film’s protagonist, Lester Burnham (Kevin Spacey), whose appreciation for life came a little too late and at too great a cost.

After featuring on the Abbey Road album, ‘Because’ was faithfully re-recorded for the American Beauty soundtrack by Elliott Smith, who later took his own life, which only adds further poignancy to the song.”

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