Lost in France
- Ireland / UK
- 1h 42min
- Directed by: Niall McCann
- UK release: 17 February 2017
Documentary about a festival of Scottish indie bands staged in Mauron, France in 1997, and a 2015 multi-band trip to the same place. The many affable talking heads and fine music make for a hearty blast of indie nostalgia, but in noting today’s declining support network for young outsider musicians, it’s a reminder of what music may have lost.
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Reviews & features
Lost in France13 Feb 2017
Director Niall McCann helms a fittingly rumbustious tribute to Glasgow's 90s indie scene
In tough times for independent record labels and venues, director Niall McCann's tribute to Glasgow's mid-1990s indie circuit arrives as a stirring tonic. Dividing his attentions between a 2015 multi-band trip to Mauron, France, and a reflection on a…
How a festival in Brittany turned Glasgow's 90s music scene into an indie powerhouse31 Jan 2017
Rise of Glasgow's DIY music scene captured in a new doc, Lost in France, which revisits a defining trip to the French countryside by some of its key players
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Glasgow Film Festival had a job on its hands topping the 2016 edition boasting music highlights such as Ziggy Stardust and Aidan Moffat with Where You're Meant to Be. Well, consider that challenge well and truly demolished. Scotland's most innovative…
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