Jack Malik (Himesh Patel) is a struggling singer-songwriter in an English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend Ellie (Lily James). After a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that The Beatles have never existed. Performing songs by the greatest band in history to a world that has never heard them, Jack becomes on overnight sensation with a little help from his friends.
Why You Should See This Film
With a supporting cast including Kate McKinnon, Ed Sheeran and James Corden, Yesterday is a good-natured, infectiously delightful romp from British treasures Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis. From its deliriously enjoyable premise to its endless catalogue of hits from the Fab Four, it’s a guaranteed good time and a refreshing spin on the familiar jukebox musical.
- Year: 2019
- Rating: M
- Director: Danny Boyle
- Cast: Himesh Patel, Lily James, Sophia Di Martino, Kate McKinnon, Ed Sheeran
- Duration: 116 minutes
- Language: English