Big Gold Dream: Scottish Post-Punk and Infiltrating the Mainstream
- 1h 34min
- Directed by: Grant McPhee
- Cast: Norman Blake/Bobby Bluebell/Jo Callis/Allan Campbell/Edwyn Collins
Sentimental documentary about the Scottish post-punk/indie scene, marred by inattention to detail, the absence of many key figures mentioned (Alan Horne, Edwyn Collins) and relying too much on anecdote presented as fact.
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Reviews & features
Big Gold Dream22 Jun 2015
EIFF 2015: Grant McPhee's sentimental look at the Scottish post-punk / indie scene
The words ‘famously’ and ‘legendary’ crop up repeatedly in the interviews featured in Grant McPhee’s documentary about the Scottish post-punk / indie scene. Such effusive sentimentality seems ill-fitting for a consideration of anarchic music; the…
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