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Killing Bono

Killing Bono
  • 2011
  • UK
  • 15
  • Directed by: Nick Hamm
  • Cast: Ben Barnes, Robert Sheehan, Martin McCann

Aspiring musician McCormick grew up in the shadow of schoolmates Paul Hewson and Dave Evans aka U2's Bono and The Edge. Despite veteran scribes Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais behind the script, you're left wanting to see a film about U2's rise, rather than one about two mediocre chancers.

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Nick Hamm's rock'n'roll comedy Killing Bono fails to hit its targets

18 Mar 20112 stars

Ben Barnes, Martin McCann and Pete Postlethwaite star in U2-envy film

(15) 113min Killing Bono – it’s probably a thought more than a few have entertained over the years. Whether Neil McCormick ever did is another matter. Author of the exuberant rock memoir I Was Bono’s Doppelgänger, aspiring musician McCormick grew up…

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