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Beatles doc director reveals Disney wanted to erase swearing, smoking

“Get Back,” now streaming on Disney+.The series includes several scenes featuring smoking and explicit language; however, the group refused to have them removed.The three-part show includes a disclaimer from the streamer ahead of each episode that reads: “This footage contains explicit language, mature themes and smoking.”The “Lord of the Rings” director, 60, explained in an interview with NME that Beatles members Paul McCartney, 79, and Ringo Starr, 81, refused to have the swearing eliminated from the final product.“Paul [McCartney] describes it as being very raw,” Jackson said. “He said to me: ‘That is a very accurate portrayal of how we were then.’ Ringo [Starr] said: ‘It’s truthful.’ The truthfulness of it is important to them.
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