Iain Softley

Biography

Iain Softley first gained international plaudits with his directorial debut, the 1994 Backbeat. A fictional account of the early years of The Beatles, the film told the hitherto obscure story of original band member Stuart Sutcliffe, who died a tragically premature death. Featuring strong performances from its leads, particularly Stephen Dorff as Sutcliffe, Ian Hart as Lennon, and Sheryl Lee as...