Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan

Director: Julien Temple Run Time: 124 min.

Starring: Bono, Maurice MacGowan, Nick Cave, Shane MacGowan, Siobhan MacGowan

Presented in the Virtual Screening Room in partnership with Magnolia Pictures

“A riotous piece of storytelling.”

— Jonathan Romney, Screen International

About the Film:

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.

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