Crock Of Gold: A Few Rounds With Shane MacGowan

❉ A new film by Julien Temple, a cinematic exploration of the legendary poet, punk and Pogue Shane MacGowan.

Shane & Pogues poster 1986. Photo credit: Andrew Catlin

“Combining interviews, previously unseen archive footage and specially commissioned animations with an impressive soundtrack, CROCK OF GOLD: A FEW ROUNDS WITH SHANE MACGOWAN is a vision of the world through the eyes of the great punk poet himself and an intimate cast of close friends and family members, all channeled through Temple’s inimitable and eternally vibrant lens.”

Altitude Films & Wildcard Distribution announce the eagerly anticipated new film by Julien Temple, Crock Of Gold: A Few Rounds With Shane MacGowan, will open in cinemas in the UK from November 20 with VOD and DVD to follow on December 7. Watch the new trailer here:

Shane MacGowan documentary Crock Of Gold: A Few Rounds With Shane MacGowan had its world premiere at the San Sebastian International Film Festival last month where it won the Special Jury Prize and positive reviews.

Helmed by the multi-award-winning and critically acclaimed film, documentary and music video director Julien Temple (Glastonbury, The Filth and the Fury, London: The Modern Babylon) and produced by Johnny Depp the film is a cinematic exploration of the legendary poet, punk and Pogue Shane MacGowan.

Shane MacGowan 1985. Photo credit Andrew Catlin

Combining interviews, previously unseen archive footage and specially commissioned animations with an impressive soundtrack, the documentary details Shane’s explosive existence from his early days growing up in Ireland, to time spent on the mean streets of London and embracing the punk scene, to forming The Pogues.  We discover MacGowan’s passions, humour, and deep knowledge of music, history, spirituality, and popular culture.

The film is a vision of the world through the eyes of the great punk poet himself and an intimate cast of close friends and family members, all channeled through Temple’s inimitable and eternally vibrant lens.

CROCK OF GOLD was produced by Johnny Depp, Stephen Deuters, Stephen Malit and Julien Temple for Infinitum Nihil, Nitrate Films, Hanway Films, BBC Music and Warner Music Entertainment.  Wild Atlantic was the Irish co-producer on the project which received funding from Screen Ireland.  Hanway Films is handling international sales.

Julien Temple’s Crock Of Gold: A Few Rounds With Shane MacGowan released In UK Cinemas November 20, DVD & Digital from December 7. Coming To Irish Cinemas Soon. Release information can be found on the website www.crockofgold.film


❉ News source:  Zoe Flower

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