Paloma Faith 'Guilty' by Thomas James
The second half of The Architect, Thomas James' two-part sequence of videos for Paloma Faith, continues the story where it left off at the end of Crybaby: one boy cannot stand the oppressive regime of an institution that is 'creating' the future leaders of a cruel totalitarian state. He flees and the supportive Paloma races after him.
That sets off a chain of events explored in Guilty, where the cruel rulers of the Darwinian school that punishes any weakness or sensitivity in its students are faced with a revolt, and their demise.
But if that is predictable, what happens after that is not. In a way, James ramps up the cruelty further, as the true Architect is revealed. But he also manages to maintain the sense of a pop video even as the narrative gets ever darker.
|Production Company||Black Dog Films|
|Executive Producer||Sam Holmes, Martin Roker|
|Director of Photography||Benjamin Wearing|
|Post production company||MPC|
|Post Producer||Zoe Hockings|
|Director's Representation||Holly Wolfers|
|Other credits||Production Designer – Alexander Cameron Casting: Hammond & Cox Service Company – 2332 Service Company Producer – Dasha Deriagina Assistant Editor: Amanda Jenkins Head Of Colour Production: Ellora Chowdhury Colour Production: Olivia Jessop Post Production Coordinator: Tamara Mennell Additional Finishing: Luti Media Compositor & Motion Designer: Asad Naveed Executive Assistant: Fatima Ouklilane Head Of Production: Ed Hoadley|
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