Johnny Depp, Julien Temple on the Challenges of Documenting Shane MacGowan

Johnny Depp, Julien Temple on the Challenges of Documenting Shane MacGowan
A gracious and deliberate Johnny Depp was joined by “Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan” director and music video/documentary filmmaker Julien Temple on Sunday for a San Sebastian Festival press conference about their documentary, playing in the main competition.

“I’ve had a long, long history with Shane,” Depp started out, explaining his involvement as executive producer on the film. “Even before I met him, I was fascinated by his language, his ability to make these incredibly moving, powerful songs. He was so prolific while at the same time being on the heels of the devil.”

Temple recalled his early relationship with MacGowan as well, which goes even farther back. “We shared the punk moment,” referring to the U.K.’s thriving 1970s musical movement. “But I also actually did the first interview with Shane on a little crazy half-inch reel to reel video that you
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