Director: Glenn Leyburn,Lisa Barros D'Sa
When the Troubles divided Belfast, one man discovered the music to unite a generation.
Good Vibrations was a record store, a label and the life of Terri Hooley - Ireland's Godfather of Punk. And as war rocked Belfast in the 70s, extinguishing the free love promise of the 60s, Hooley had an epiphany: the best conduit for rage was music.
Richard Dormer is a revelation as the carefree rascal Hooley, who planted his base right in the firing line. After an unexpected spiritual conversion to punk, he signs the Undertones, and provides a lifeline to Belfast's shell-shocked youth.
In the tradition of 24 Hour Party People and Velvet Goldmine, directors Lisa Barros D'Sa and Glenn Leyburn capture the lightning-in-a-bottle birth of a music scene, and its champion, with bucketloads of cheek and affection.
"A terrifically warm and entirely lovable movie." - The GuardianD Lisa Barros D'Sa, Glenn Leyburn P Chris Martin, Andrew Eaton David, Bruno Charlesworth S Colin Carberry, Glenn Patterson WS The Works TD DCP/2012