love & mercy
Love & Mercy offers more than just the standard, reductive biopic clichés, focusing less on interpersonal conflicts than Wilson’s creative process.
Love & Mercy is based on the troubled life of The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson. The film tells parallel narratives of Wilson’s life with Paul Dano (Looper, There Will Be Blood) playing the younger, 1960s era Brian Wilson and John Cusack (High Fidelity, Grosse Point Blank) playing the older, 1980s era Brian Wilson. Love &