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Scorsese: Harrison film connects with spiritual side

Martin Scorsese is to bring out a new film about electric guitar player George Harrison.
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Movie maker Martin Scorsese has spoken of how his documentary about the life of electric guitar player George Harrison details the late Beatle's search for spiritual fulfilment.

The film is set to be released next year.

Scorsese told The Hollywood Reporter that he shared Harrison's quest for spirituality, having met the musician a number of times.

He also revealed that music is serving as an inspiration for his fictional movies.

Scorsese has been working with Harrison's widow Olivia for several years on the film.

The working title is Living in the Material World: George Harrison.

Scorsese commented: "The more you're in the material world, the more there is a tendency for a search for serenity and a need to not be distracted by physical elements that are around you."

Often known as the "quiet Beatle", Harrison's solo songs included Got My Mind Set on You, Here Comes the Sun and My Sweet Lord.

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Posted on 18 May 2010 13:26 to category : Music News

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