Phil Lynott: Songs for While I’m Away

Phil Lynott: Songs for While I’m Away

Emer Reynolds

  • Director: Emer Reynolds
    Starring: Carl Shaaban
    Release Date: Mon 14 Sep 2020
  • 12A
  • 112


PHIL LYNOTT: SONGS FOR WHILE I’M AWAY is a feature documentary on the life and music of Phil Lynott, telling the story of how a young black boy from working class 1950's Dublin, became Ireland's greatest Rock Star.

As lead singer of Thin Lizzy, Phil Lynott was a songwriter, a poet, a dreamer, a wildman. Told extensively through the words of Phil himself and focusing on some of his iconic songs, the film gets to the heart of Philip, the father, the husband, the friend, the son, the rock icon, the poet and the dreamer.