Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan

  • 124 minutes
  • Documentary, Biography, Music
  • 2020
Tomatometer 7.80%


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 humour & 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 channelled through Temple’s inimitable and eternally vibrant lens.

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