In a short life, David McComb excelled as the singer-songwriter and driving force of the great Australian band The Triffids. The tragedy and triumph of McComb’s passionate life is brought to the screen with McComb’s poetry and newly discovered letters read by novelist DBC Pierre, interwoven with excerpts from no less than 75 of David's songs, as well as beautifully restored 35mm slides and evocative home movies.
Please see our current Visitor Guidelines. MAC’s reopening cinema programme has been generously supported by BFI FAN Covid-19 Resilience fund from the National Lottery, through the BFI Film Audience Fund. Duration includes trailers and adverts. Please note that we do not admit latecomers after the main feature has started and we have a limited food & drink policy. See more information about Relaxed Screenings here.