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CROCK OF GOLD: A FEW ROUNDS WITH SHANE MACGOWAN
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CROCK OF GOLD – A FEW ROUNDS WITH SHANE MACGOWAN deep dives into the life of the tortured Irish vocalist, best known as the lead singer and songwriter of the Pogues, who famously combined traditional Irish music with the visceral energy of punk rock. Featuring unseen archival footage from the band and MacGowan’s family, as well as animation from legendary illustrator Ralph Steadman, Julien Temple’s rollicking love letter spotlights the iconic frontman up to his 60th birthday celebration, where singers, movie stars and rock ’n’ roll outlaws gather to celebrate the man and his legacy.
Dir: Julien Temple / 2020 / UK / 122 min
“A richly detailed portrait of a self-destructive talent.” — Stephen Dalton, Hollywood Reporter
“Crock of Gold is a riotous piece of storytelling.” — Jonathan Romney, Screen International
“A head rush.” — Chris Willman, Variety