Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan
Temple lovingly combines his footage with archival material and plenty of music to make a cautionary tale feel like a celebration. ” Combustible Celluloid
St. Patrick’s Day Special! This is Shane’s story, as told by Shane and a small, intimate cast of close friends and family members.
Filmmaker Julien Temple dives deep into the life of Shane MacGowan, the tortured 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. Features unseen archival footage from the band and MacGowan’s family, as well as animation from legendary illustrator Ralph Steadman.
- 124 MINS