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Killing Bono

Original title: Killing Bono
German title: Killing Bono
Great Britain, 2011

Director: Hamm, Nick
Production company: Cinema Three, Generator Entertainment
Age recommendation: 14 years and up

It’s an old, old story. Two bands start out at the same time, full of hope. Eventually, one of them makes it big—sometimes even very, very big. In the case of Irish writer Neil McCormick, his dreams of stadium stardom in late 1970s Dublin through his band Yeah! Yeah! (later re-named Shook Up!), sadly, came to naught, while his rivals in The Hype changed their name to U2, and, well, you know the rest.

Just Film Tallinn 2011 (awarded)

World sales address/es:
The Salt (GB)

Sold to:
Paramount (France)
Lusomundo (PT)
Pyramide (FR)
Odeon (GR)
Svensk Filmindustri (SE)