CROCK OF GOLD: A FEW ROUNDS WITH SHANE MACGOWAN (124 NR)
VIRTUAL CINEMAPOLIS SCREENINGS BEGIN 12/4
3 day rental available for $12
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A cinematic exploration of Shane MacGowan’s story, Julien Temple’s film ‘Crock of Gold’ details Shane’s explosive existence, from his salad days, growing up in Ireland, to time spent on the mean streets of London and embracing the punk scene. To forming the Pogues and the conquering the known universe, we discover MacGowan’s passions, his humor & deep knowledge of music, history, spirituality & popular culture. For this is Shane’s story. 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.
Director: Julien Temple
Writer: Julien Temple
Stars: Shane MacGowan, Johnny Depp, Siobhan MacGowan
“The film is affectingly poignant in its frequently uncomfortable presentation of Shane MacGowan’s physical ruination.”
–Chris Barsanti, Slant Magazine