Across the Universe

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Release Date: October 12, 2007

On DVD/VOD: February 5, 2008

PG-13 | 2h 13m | Drama, Musical, Romance

A love story set against the backdrop of the 1960s amid the turbulent years of anti-war protest, mind exploration and rock 'n roll, from the dockyards of Liverpool to the creative psychedelia of Greenwich Village, from the riot-torn streets of Detroit to the killing fields of Vietnam.

Star-crossed lovers, Jude (Jim Sturgess) and Lucy (Evan Rachel Wood), along with a small group of friends and musicians, are swept up into the emerging anti-war and counterculture movements, with "Dr. Robert" (Bono) and "Mr. Kite" (Eddie Izzard) as their guides. Tumultuous forces outside their control ultimately tear the young lovers apart, forcing Jude and Lucy -- against all odds -- to find their own way back to each other.
Director: Julie Taymor
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Producer(s): Jennifer Todd, Matthew Gross, Suzanne Todd
Cast: Evan Rachel Wood, Jim Sturgess, Joe Anderson, Logan Marshall-Green
Writer(s): Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais

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