It's Raining Pleasure

Unclassified 15+
Steven Levett, 126 mins, Australia, 2008, HDcam. Source: the social collective. Courtesy: Steven Levett

it's raining pleasure
It's Raining Pleasure
premiere

Seminal Australian band The Triffids reunite in concert to pay a moving tribute to founding member and chief songwriter David McComb who died in 1999 aged 37.

Along with guest performers including Mick Harvey of the Bad Seeds, The Church's Steve Kilby and Rob Snarski of The Blackeyed Susans, the five remaining members talk to camera and celebrate in song McComb's genius from Bury Me Deep In Love to Wide Open Road to exclusive unreleased later works.

A highlight of the 2008 Sydney Festival, it's raining pleasure captures the event and haunting performances in all their celebratory intensity. Melbourne premiere!

Special Q&A with Graham Lee and Steven Levett
Following the screening Sun 24 May, join former Triffids member Graham Lee and director Steven Levett to discuss the making of it's raining pleasure and the enduring musical legacy of David McComb and The Triffids. Note: seating is limited and advance booking is recommended.

Dates   Thu 21 May 2009, 7pm [Melbourne Premiere, introduced by Robert McComb, The Triffids]
Fri 22 May & Sat 23 May 2009, 7pm
Sun 24 May 2009, 5.30pm [followed by Q&A]
No Longer Available
 
 
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