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Running Time: 100 minutes
Rating: M (coarse language)

Writer, Director: Jonathan Alley

Producers: Danielle Karalus & Tait Brady

David McComb's poems & letters read by: DBC Pierre

The inspiring, tragic and intimate life story of


cult Australian singer/songwriter of THE TRIFFIDS.

In a short life, McComb gave up secrets in the shape of his songs. Using his familiar Western Australian landscape as the canvas for his towering psychodramas and heart-broken epics, the tragedy and triumph of McComb's short, driven, passionate life are brought to the screen using a vast array of David's music, poetry, letters and unseen family archives.

McComb believed in the song: from his earliest art/punk pranks to the darkly atmospheric brilliance of his last works, he ran at their whims, from his insomniac writing jags to lost love across the continents. In 1999 just short of his 37th birthday leaving behind a slew of unanswered questions and unrecorded songs. 

Love In Bright Landscapes reveals the man behind the songs and is the labour of love made over 13 years in his first film by writer/director Jonathan Alley.

“ A music documentary masterpiece. Plays like a Triffids album…….. worth the wait ”
– Jeff Jenkins, Rhythms Magazine

“ The film about the wistful band and its wistful songs leaves us wistful when it's over. It moves me like his songs. Gold. "

- DBC Pierre, Novelist


Special Collectors Edition DVD, now on sale !


Double-disc DVD features an extra 2 hours of interviews, deleted scenes and outtakes;  

including the " Live At Paddington Town Hall, 1984" show, never previously available, now with digitally restored sound and picture;  and interviews with Rob McComb, DBC Pierre, Phil Kakulas, Fergus Lineham, James Paterson and Director Jonathan Alley. And a poem from Sean Whelan! 


PAL / Region 0 (compatible everywhere except Nth America)


AUD$25 includes postage within Australia




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