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Danny Boyle's Beatles movie 'Yesterday' to close Tribeca Film Festival

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Filmmaker Danny Boyle's rock comedy "Yesterday" has been chosen as the closing night film for the Film Festival.

The film, penned by Richard Curtis, features as a struggling in a tiny English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the support of his childhood best friend, played by

After a freak accident during a mysterious global blackout, he wakes up to discover that The Beatles have never existed. and also star in the movie.

"This isn't a but it feels like introducing the Beatles music to for the first time-again. Absolutely delighted that our film has been chosen to be the closing film of the Film Festival. A great honour in a great city," said Boyle.

Documentary Film "The Apollo", directed by Roger Ross Williams, will open the festival, reported Variety.

The film extravaganza will hold a pair of screenings with a 40th anniversary showing of a never-before-seen restored version of Francis Ford Coppola's "Apocalypse Now and the 30th anniversary and cast reunion of "Say Anything"

Film Festival runs from April 24 to May 4.

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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 13:40 IST