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Good Vibrations

Terri Hooley is a radical, rebel and music-lover in 1970s Belfast, when the bloody conflict known as the Troubles shuts down his city. As all his friends take sides and take up arms, Terri opens a record shop on the most bombed half-mile in Europe and calls it Good Vibrations. Through it he discovers a compelling voice of resistance in the city’s nascent underground punk scene. Galvanising the young musicians into action, he becomes the unlikely leader of a motley band of kids and punks who join him in his mission to create a new community, an alternative ulster, to bring his city back to life.


"This biopic of Belfast's godfather of punk is terrific, particularly in its scenes of noisy, pogoing epiphany." - Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

Director: Glenn Leyburn & Lisa Barros D'Sa
Cast: Richard Dormer, Jodie Whittaker, Dylan Moran, Liam Cunningham
Year: 2012
Runtime: 111 minutes
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Language: Flemish and English with English subtitles
Distributor: Filmswelike

Ratings: ON NR / BC NR / AB NR / SK NR / MB NR / QC NR / Maritmes NR


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