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LOVE IN BRIGHT LANDSCAPES
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 is 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 a 13 year period in his first film by writer/director Jonathan Alley.