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Movie-Musical 'Sing Street' Takes Viewers On A Trip To 1980s Dublin11:12
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John Carney wrote, produced and directed the musical comedy-drama film "Sing Street." (Facebook)
John Carney wrote, produced and directed the musical comedy-drama film "Sing Street." (Facebook)
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The movie-musical “Sing Street” was widely praised but not widely seen when it was released back in March. For those who missed it, the film is now available on DVD and on demand.

The movie is set in 1980s Dublin and centers around Conor, a teen who starts a rock band to impress a girl.

Here & Now's Robin Young spoke with “Sing Street” writer-director John Carney and actor Ferdia Walsh-Peelo when the film opened. Today we're revisiting those conversations.

Hear our original conversation with John Carney from April 2016.

Hear our original conversation with Ferdia Walsh-Peelo from April 2016.

Guests

John Carney, director of “Sing Street.”

Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, star of “Sing Street." He tweets @Ferdiawp.

This segment aired on August 8, 2016.

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