Give My Regards to Broad Street ( rus. “Give my regards to Broad Street” ) is a feature film based on the idea of Paul McCartney . McCartney wrote the script and the soundtrack for the film , and also starred in the title role. The film and soundtrack were released in 1984 , following the successful albums of Paul McCartney Tug of War and Pipes of Peace. The film was a fiasco at the box office, but the soundtrack, in the creation of which, besides McCartney and Starr, was attended by such musicians as David Gilmore and John Paul Jones , achieved some success: in the UK reached the top of the charts and platinum status , and the song No More Lonely Nights was nominated for Golden Globe Awards and BAFTA .
|Say hi to Broad Street|
|Give My Regards To Broad Street|
|In the main|
|Paul McCartney , Linda McCartney , Ringo Starr , Barbara Bach|
|Film company||20th Century Fox , MPL Communications|
|A country||Great Britain|
|Previous movie||Back to the egg (1981)|
|Next movie||Back (1991)|
The name of the film is a play on words where an allusion to George Cohen's hit is given. Give My Regards to Broadway from the musical “Little Johnny Jones” and a reference to the Broad Street railway station in London (closed in 1986 ).
The film shows one day in the life of McCartney (similar to the film " Evening of a Hard Day " about the Beatles ), where his wife Linda and ex-Beatle Ringo Starr with his wife Barbara also participate in the events.
Standing in a London traffic jam several miles in length, Paul McCartney ponders the lyrics of the song “Not Such A Bad Boy” and falls asleep in the backseat of his car. He dreams that the tapes of his new album awaited by everyone have disappeared along with their courier, Harry Torrington, a former prisoner. The films must be found before midnight, otherwise the company will pass into the hands of William Rath (Mr. Rath), the owner of Rat Industries. Paul searches for them in the course of the film - between studio recordings, filming shows, participating in radio interviews and other aspects of the work of a rock musician.
The film collected a rating of 23% positive responses to Rotten Tomatoes , based on 13 critics' reviews. [one]
Roger Ebert from the Chicago Sun-Times gave the film one of four stars, assessing the music as “beautiful,” but regarding it as “very suitable for a non- feature film”; about the film, he responded, in particular, that "episodes where someone is trying to play something as an actor are very bad." 
- " Say hello to Broad Street ” (Eng.) On the Internet Movie Database