“Long Distance Information” is a film by director Douglas Hart, starring Peter Mullan.
Douglas Hart was the bass guitarist and founding member of the Scottish band The Jesus and Mary Chain, and played with the group from 1984 to 1991. While in the band, Hart started to direct music videos for other acts. He went on to found his own video company and has directed over 80 music videos. His work includes promos for My Bloody Valentine, The Pet Shop Boys, Pete Doherty, The Libertines, The Horrors, Paul Weller, Spiritualized, Primal Scream, as well as concert videos for Stone Roses.
“Long Distance Information”, is Doug’s first drama, a dark comedy exploring the relationship between a father (Peter Mullan) and his son (Alan Tripney).
It was a finalist at Sundance 2012 and won ‘Best Film’ at the Rushes Soho Shorts festival.
Original score was created by Gruff Rhys (Super Furry Animals) and later released on vinyl as an ‘alternative’ Christmas EP “Atheist Xmas”. To get a digital copy go to The Gruffington Post shop here…