Good Vibrations

Good Vibrations

Lisa Barros D’Sa, Glenn Leyburn

United Kingdom/Ireland, 2012, 103 min., English


Good vibrations tells the story of Terri Hooley, a key role in the development of the Belfast punk scene during the seventies. His enthusiasm and obsession with music, as well as his intimate assumption that his people needed such “good vibrations” to enjoy a bit and forget their fierce, unsolvable conflicts, took him to play live music at first as a dj, then he opened a record shop and eventually he started to produce the most promising local bands (like The Undertones, Rudi, and The Outcasts). The married couple formed by Leyburn and Barros D’Sa contextualises the biopic with archive footage bursts; although in Good vibrations the euphoria consciously precedes the verisimilitude.


Glenn Leyburn

Glenn Leyburn was born in 1969 in Dungannon, Northern Ireland. His main professional occupation has been graphic designer, especially for the recording industry. He has designed many album covers, as well as directing promotional films for bands. On his curriculum, several works stand out, made for leading companies such as EMI, Sony, BBC NI or Mercury Records.



Lisa Barros D’Sa

Born in Belfast in 1974, Lisa Barros D’Sa studied English at Oxford and then attended a Master in Script Writing at the London University of the Arts. In 2006 she wrote the script for The 18th electricity Plan, a short film she co-directed with Glenn Leyburn and which was awarded many prizes. She also made her first full-length film together with her husband, specifically with Cherrybomb, a film that took part at the Berlinale 2009. In 2012 they completed their second feature film, the biopic Good Vibrations, which was chosen to inaugurate the last Karlovy Vary Festival.



2012 Good Vibrations

2009 Cherrybomb

2006 The 18th Electricity Plan

Good Vibrations

Reino Unido, Irlanda, 2011, 97 min, Inglés

Dirección /Direction

Lisa Barros D’Sa, Glenn Leyburn

Guión / Script

Colin Carberry, Glenn Patterson

Fotografía / Cinematography

Ivan Mccullough

Montaje / Editing

Nick Emerson

Música / Music

David Colmes, Keefus Green

Producción / Producers

Chris Martin, Andrew

Eaton, David Holmes

Intérpretes / Cast

Richard Dormer, Jodie Whittaker,

Liam Cunningham, Adrian Dunbar

Compañía productora / Production company

Canderblinks Film and Music Itd, Revolution Films

Compañía distribuidora / Distribution company

Revolution Films

9ª Dallington Street

Londres EC1V 0BQ

Reino Unido

T. 44 (0) 20 7566 0700

F. 44 (0) 20 7566 0701


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