Love & Mercy

The Life, Love and Genius of Brian Wilson


Love & Mercy
A chronicle of reclusive Beach Boys leading light songwriter and musician Brian Wilson's life, from his successes with highly-influential orchestral pop albums to his nervous breakdown and subsequent encounter with controversial therapist Dr. Eugene Landy.

121 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Language, Drug abuse).
Biographical, Drama, Musical.

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Credits

Cast
Elizabeth Banks, John Cusack, Paul Dano, Paul Giamatti, Jake Abel, Kenny Wormald, Dee Wallace
Director
Bill Pohlad
ScreenplayOren MOveman, Michael A. Lerner, based on the life of Brian Wilson
MusicAtticus Ross
CinematographyRobert D. Yoeman
EditingDino Jonsäter
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2014
Produced byRiver Road Entertainment, Battle Mountain Films

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreBiopic
LanguageModerate impact, fairly frequent
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceLow to mild impact, infrequent
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyLow impact, infrequent
Drug abuseNone (sic - see commonsensemedia below - Ed.)
Comments
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CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
14 +
Positive messages
1
Positive role models
1
Violence
2
Sex
2
Language
3
Consumerism
1
Drinking, drugs, smoking
4

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Die Burger
Rozanne Els quote iconBrian Wilson meesterlike verbeeld.
15
Cape Times
John DeFore quote iconBehind the Beach Boys.
15
ScreenIt
T. Durgin quote iconA mostly absorbing biopic, with top-notch tech credits.
14
Metacritic.com
40 critics
16
Rottentomatoes critics
156 critics
15
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconAs unconventional and unwieldy as the life and legacy it honors, Love & Mercy should prove moving for Brian Wilson fans while still satisfying neophytes.
18
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
17
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation quote iconBeach Boy biopic is outstanding but has lots of drug use.
20

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
50 users
18
Rottentomatoes users
13531 users
16
Internet
4805 Netizens
16

Average .. 82%

16

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