PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, Music
In the 1960s, Beach Boys leader Brian Wilson struggles with emerging psychosis as he attempts to craft his avant-garde pop masterpiece. In the 1980s, he is a broken, confused man under the 24-hour watch of shady therapist Dr. Eugene Landy.
Engineer Mark Linett performs the role of Chuck Britz, the engineer who often collaborated with Wilson in the 1960s. Linett mixed and engineered many Beach Boys-related albums and compilations, including The Pet Sounds Sessions box set and Wilson's solo album ... ...
I want to do a chanting album. Okay? No words. All Hawaiian thing. And we can turn it into a children's show for television - and it'll be completely unstructured - and it'll be about animals and eating right.
Brian Past: Mahalo lu le, mahalo lu la, keeni waka ...
Murry interrupts the recording of "Caroline, No" to tell Brian that he predicts his new single "I Live for the Sun" will go to number one. By the time "Caroline, No" was written, "I Live for the Sun" was several months old, peaking at number 59 the previous year.
First, there's concert footage of the recent Brian Wilson, himself, singing "Love & Mercy", and then at the very end there is audio of a brief recreated studio recording of Good Vibrations, with '60s Brian leading the dialogue.
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