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Yesterday credits row shows trouble's never far away in film writing

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Jack Barth's claim he did not receive credit he deserved shines light on movie industry machinations As a premise, it is surprisingly simple: a young musician who is the only person in the world to know the Beatles' back catalogue forges a successful career by covering their songs. But the more complex question of who should get credit for the Hollywood film it became has put the opaque machinations of the film industry in the spotlight. The idea ultimately became Yesterday , the Richard Curtis film directed by Danny Boyle and starring Himesh Patel, which made more than £125m at the box...
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