- Rated: PG-13
- Closed captioning available
- Run Time: 2 hours, 13 minutes
- Video: Color
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Released: September 15, 2009
- Originally Released: 2007
- Label: Sony Pictures
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 2.40
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
- Dubbed, Subtitles - Portuguese, Spanish
- Subtitles - English, French, Korean, Thai
Performers, Cast and Crew:
New York Times - 09/14/2007
"ACROSS THE UNIVERSE feels emotionally true both to the Beatles...and to the decade it remembers..."
Empire - 10/01/2007
4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's wonderful. A testament to both the enduring emotional power of the Fab Four's music...and Taymor's unbridled artistic brio..."
Sight and Sound - 11/01/2007
"There are some neat hallucinogenic effects here....The infectious energy of the music lends the film a gleeful dynamism..."
Los Angeles Times - 09/14/2007
"[A] vivid, vivacious film....Music -- the Beatles' music -- lies at the heart of this film; the iconic songs, sung by the film's energetic, talented cast, propel the characters through the upheavals of the U.S. in the late 1960s."
Film Comment - 01/01/2008
"The starry-eyed youths that inhabit her film -- and boldly offer fresh interpretations of songs that remain sacred to millions -- carry just the right balance of whimsy and respect..."
Entertainment Weekly - 02/01/2008
"As a delivery system for injecting a new generation with Beatles music, ACROSS THE UNIVERSE is efficient as well as playful and ferocious." -- Grade: B
Mojo - 04/01/2008
"[W]hat unfolds as the movie blossoms, then darkens and finally finds peace and love, is a stylised musical drama set in and about a conflated American High '60s..."
Ultimate DVD - 05/01/2008
3 stars out of 5 -- "Sturgess is an impressive new talent, and his raw vocals resemble a young John Lennon....This is an interesting visual and aural experience..."
Coming Of Age |
Theatrical Release |
- Theatrical Release: September 14, 2007