Emer Reynolds to direct feature doc about Thin Lizzy's Phil Lynott (exclusive)

Screen | 1/22/2019 | Staff
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The life and music of rock icon Phil Lynott is to be documented in Phil Lynott: Songs For While I’m Away, to be directed by the award-winning Irish filmmaker Emer Reynolds.

The documentary will trace how a young black boy from working class 1950’s Dublin became one of Ireland’s greatest rock stars as the lead singer of Thin Lizzy. Born in Birmingham to a Brazilian father and an Irish mother, he moved to Dublin as a teenager. He died aged just 36 in 1986.

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Phil Lynott: Songs For While I’m Away is being produced by Alan Maher and John Wallace of Ireland’s newly-formed Cowtown Pictures with Peter Worsley of London-based music documentart...
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