The Laughing Boy

2022

Feature Documentary

Tracing the path of the Brendan Behan ballad of the same name – written in memory of Michael Collins – the film follows its extraordinary afterlife as ‘To Yelasto Paidi’, a powerful 1960s Greek left-wing resistance anthem composed by Mikis Theodorakis.

Directed by Alan Gilsenan

Edited by Bjorn Mac Giolla

Imagine Media