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A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.

Boy Meets Girl, Girl Unimpressed, Boy Starts Band

Release date
July 14 2016
Synopsis
Inspired by writer director John Carney’s life and love for music, Sing Street tells the story of a 14-year-old named Cosmo growing up in 80’s Dublin who must break free of a home strained by his parents’ relationship and money troubles, deal with his drop-out older brother’s antics, and survive a new public school where the kids are rough and the brothers are tougher. Cosmo writes a song, forms a scrappy band with some school mates, writes more songs, and shoots some wicked music videos. How to shoot pop videos in a recession ridden country? Beg, borrow and steal. And steal. But when he realizes he can’t save his family, he must make a family of his own.
Director
John Carney
Producer
John Carney, Raj Brinder Singh, Anthony Bregman, Paul Trijbits, Kevin Frakes
Cast

Ferdia Walsh Peelo ... Cosmo

Kyle Bradley Donaldson ... Fifth Former

Jack Reynor ... Brendan Lalor

Aidan Gillen ... Robert Lalor

Maria Doyle Kennedy ... Penny Lalor

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