News – EN – John Lennon and Yoko Ono, music in peace on Arte


A British documentary returns, at 10:30 pm, on the complicity of the couple during the conception, in 1971, of the ???? album “Imagine” And, in the process, rehabilitates the singer’s wife

The extensively documented 1971 – there are, it seems, hours of tape – has already been the subject of several films about John Lennon and Yoko Ono The first of them, Imagine, premiered on US television on December 23, 1972. In 2000, the documentary Gimme Some Truth focused more specifically on the making of the album of the same name. As for the British documentary broadcast tonight on Arte, John and Yoko, directed by Michaà «l Epstein in 2018, it is more focused on the creative relationship of the couple that the former Beatles formed with them. ???? Japanese artist and performer The strength of the testimonies of close Lennons collaborators is clear The intention here seems to be to restore the reputation of Ono, accused (but wrongly) of having contributed to the separation of the Beatles and considered e as an enemy by some fans

What the film shows is how much influenced Lennon was by his wife when he recorded his most popular record

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News – FR – John Lennon and Yoko Ono, music in peace on Arte