Across the Universe
Title: Across the Universe
Author: Julie Taymor
Jude, a young dockworker from Liverpool, travels to America where he falls in love with Lucy, and together they join the Vietnam war protests, after Lucy’s brother is drafted. Set to some of The Beatles’ most popular songs.
The music of the Beatles and the Vietnam War form the backdrop for the romance between an upper-class American girl and a poor Liverpudlian artist.