Anarchic youths

Today the old Beatles flick "A Hard Day's Night" comes off as a satiric fairy tale, but it still has the vigor of a four-man hurricane.

By Read by Michael Sragow

Published December 4, 2000 11:21PM (EST)

Salon columnist Michael Sragow was a movie critic and editor at Rolling Stone, and now writes on film for the New Yorker and other publications. Listen to his weekly audio recordings discussing movies and DVDs.

This week Michael talks about the restored Beatles flick "A Hard Day's Night." Nearing the 20th anniversary of John Lennon's death and with the recent release of the "Beatles Anthology," this movie reminds us of the anarchic youths the Beatles started out as.

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