Very Extremely Dangerous out now from Fat Possum - watch Bill Drummond interview Paul Duane about the film
"Film maker Paul Duane has made a film about Rock and Roll outlaw Jerry McGill and he’s got Bill Drummond to interview him about it – Paul writes:
"Here are three short clips from an interview Bill Drummond conducted with me a couple of weeks ago re my film Very Extremely Dangerous which goes on release tomorrow via Fat Possum records – DVD/CD and VOD."
So what is the film about?
Paul Duane's acclaimed feature documentary Barbaric Genius ("enthralling", Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian) is available from this week on US iTunes for the first time. To mark the occasion, Sheila O'Malley of rogerebert.com interviewed John Healy & Paul Duane about the film.
Some reviews so far from the UK
Don't You Know Who I Am was written by Hot Press writer-at-large Olaf Tyaransen and directed by Paul Duane. It's a 15-minute short, which finds Alabama 3's Larry Love playing rock legend Rick Rossi, wandering around Galway as he tries to find some peace and quiet to mourn his fellow band member, recently dead of a drug overdose.
The noteworthy supporting cast includes Paraic Breathnach (Killinaskully), John O'Dowd (Moone Boy), Amanda Brunker, Mirjana Rendulic (Amber), Gerry Conneely, and legendary cartoonist Tom Mathews.
The Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) has announced the nominations for the 11th Annual Irish Film and Television Awards.
Paul Duane's and David Cairns' feature Documentary Natan, was shortlisted for the George Morrison Feature Documentary award.
Amber receives two nominations - Director Television Drama (Thaddeus O'Sullivan) and Actress in a Lead Role Television (Eva Birthistle)
The Ceremony will be broadcast primetime on RTÉ ONE and last year reached an audience of 1.24 million viewers in Ireland.
A long appreciation of Paul Duane & Robert Gordon's 2012 Screenworks feature documentary Very Extremely Dangerous at the Paris Review, written by Rebecca Bengal:
In a first for RTÉ, Amber will be aired in Ireland over four consecutive nights, commencing January 19th 2014 at 9.30pm.
Visit the RTÉ Drama website for more info:
Follow the series on twitter for a more interactive experience and secret clips and insights:
Screenworks 4-Part drama series Amber will air on RTÉ ONE in January 2014. The series has already enjoyed huge international success and acclaim. It's sold to Australia, USA, Latin America, Denmark, Sweden, Canada, Portugal and Israel to name a few territories. It will also air on BBC in the UK later in the year. Keep an eye out on the amber twitter feed @DramaAmber for updates and even some secret footage.