It’s time to head down to the pub for a few jars with Shane as Altitude Films release the UK Trailer for Crock Of Gold: A Few Rounds With Shane MacGowan.
Depending on your age Shane MacGowan‘s name might be unknown, however the time of the year we’re coming into, Christmas he has a big connection to the season. Every year TV, Radio start playing the so called festive classics and Fairytale In New York is one of the big favourites. A song that captures the festive tone, the sadness and spirit.
His band is The Pogues, Crock Of Gold is directed by Julien Temple, produced by Johnny Depp. The film promises to tell the story of the legendary Irish punk poet and Pogue Shane MacGowan.
Temple knows his stuff when it comes to music and the punk genre which he has documented in many other films…
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.
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: A Few Rounds With Shane MacGowan will be released in the UK from 20th November with VOD. The DVD release will follow on 7th December.