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Mogwai - If The Stars Had A Sound Sydney Premiere

9 August 2024

In the Playhouse


Scotland | 2024 | English | Documentary

Over 25 years and 10 albums Mogwai have defined their own musical genre and built a loyal following by staying true to their sound and roots. Celebrating its Sydney Premiere, Mogwai: If the Stars Had a Sound takes us on a journey from their very beginnings to the process of writing their tenth album.

A breathtaking look at community building.

The Austin Chronicle

The Sydney Premiere of the brand new Mogwai documentary

The film takes us on a journey from their very beginnings in the mid 1990s, to the band writing and rehearsing their tenth studio album in their hometown of Glasgow, Scotland in 2020, a record made during lockdown. While at first seemingly impossible to make, they ultimately made history with it.

Antony Crook, acclaimed photographer and director, and long term Mogwai collaborator punctuate the film with moments of live performance and pre-recorded tracks capturing the essence of Mogwai’s near 30-year career.

Presented by Groovescooter and Sydney Opera House


Watch the trailer

Cast and credits


Antony Crook

Kyrie Barker


Dominic Aitchison

Stuart Braithwaite

Martin Bulloch

Barry Burns

Tony Doogan

Dave Fridmann

Douglas Gordon

Paul Savage

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