A chronicle of John Lennon's first years, focused mainly in his adolescence and his relationship with his stern aunt Mimi, who raised him, and his absentee mother Julia, who re-entered his life at a crucial moment in his young life.

John: Why couldn't God make me Elvis?
Julia: 'Cause he was saving you for John Lennon!
John: There's just no point hating someone you love.
John: Why do you know so much?I mean you don't seem like the rock and roll kind of guy
Paul McCartney: What you mean because I don't go around smashing things up and
[gulps]
Paul McCartney: acting like a dick?
John: Yea
Paul McCartney: No.It's the music.That's it,just music.Simple
John: Could you sign this please?
Mimi: Where do I sign?
John: Where it says 'Parent or Guardian.'
Mimi: But which am I?
John: Both.
John: Want a beer?
Paul McCartney: I'd love a tea.
John: Is nowhere full of geniuses, sir? Because then I do probably belong there.
John: [shakes fist humorously at the air] Oh i'll get you back for that God!
Paul McCartney: [Paul strums Banjo softy]
John: What is this?Fucking group practice?I don't think so.
Pete: John it's your mum's!
John: She's fucking dead!
[headbutts pete and storms out]

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