Good Ol' Freda Monday, 16 September 2019

Good Ol' Freda

Additional Info

  • Rating:

    G: General.

  • The pitch:

    PS I love you.

  • Starring:

    Freda Kelly, Billy Kinsley, Billy Hatton, Joey Bower, Tony Barrow, Angie McCartney, Rachel Norris, June Underwood, John Lennon (archival), Paul McCartney (archival), George Harrison (archival), Ringo Starr (archival)

  • Directed by:

    Ryan White

  • Running time:

    87 minutes

  • Rated:

    G (Australia), NR (UK), PG (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE:

    Suicide, choking on own vomit mentioned. Blood/gore: Photographs/archival footage of fainted people.

  • SEX/NUDITY:

    Kissing (photo).

  • VICES/DRUG USE:

    Alcohol (wine, champagne, spirits, bar/club settings). Smoking (cigarettes, cigar).

  • LANGUAGE:

    Religious references and exclamation.

  • THEMES:

    Freda, The Beatles, secretaries, biography, Liverpool, The Cavern Club, typing, fans, fan clubs, fan mail, Brian Epstein, The Empire, parental disapproval, history, memories, autographs, homosexuality, fame, Beatlemania, Apple Records, mother figures, family, modesty, integrity, reticence, privacy, weddings, loyalty, grandmothers, grandchildren, resignation, separation.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS:

    Deceased mother (cancer), deceased son/brother, deceased employer, deceased friends, deceased colleagues, divorced parents, child raised by aunt, job losses/sackings mentioned. Cat, dogs (photos), donkey (photo), horses (photos). Mid-credits scene.

  • CRITICS LIKE:

    Simple, low-key, charming, delightful, touching, disarming, sweet, comfy, warmhearted, bittersweet, revelation-free, satisfying, moving. Handsomely crafted, priceless anecdotes, evocative archival footage, essential for fans. Kelly is a lovely, humble, genial storyteller.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE:

    Uneven, repetitive, generic. Will mostly appeal to fans of The Beatles only, doesn't dish any dirt.

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