Working Class Boy

Raw and compassionate, full of elegantly staged live musical performances, this is a compelling story of childhood survival, family, a search for love and, finally, redemption.

Duration: 97 min

Premiere: 2018

Theatrical Distributor: Universal

TV Broadcaster: Channel 7

Key Credits:
Producer – MARK JOFFE
Based on book written by – JIMMY BARNES
Directed by – MARK JOFFE

Working Class Boy is the unflinching story of Jimmy Barnes’ childhood – from the slums of Glasgow to the forlorn immigrant suburbs of Australia, to the day he is asked to join a band and finds his escape and true path with Cold Chisel. A powerful and confronting story of growing up amidst domestic violence, poverty and alcoholism, the film shows the impact on Jimmy as a child and consequences for him as a man.