Peter Jackson, director of the upcoming documentary series The Beatles: Get Back, refuted the notion that his six-hour Disney+ project is a “whitewash,” glossing over band tensions and focusing on the lighter moments from the Let It Be sessions.
“Everyone sort of thinks it’s a ‘whitewash’ [because the Beatles authorized it],” the filmmaker told The New York Times, contrasting the series to Michael Lindsay-Hogg’s original documentary, Let It Be. “But actually it’s almost the exact opposite. It shows everything that [he] could not show in 1970. It’s a very unflinching look at what goes on.”
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