Rob Ulitski - 12th May 2021

Thomas James explores the fleeting nature of relationships and emotion, in his video for Bobby Gillespie & Jehnny Beth.

Inhabiting an empty house, the artists are shown existing in their own space, together but apart, never quite reaching a comfortable medium. 

There is tension in the air, occasionally erupting into frantic movement and anguished looks, examining the nature of a relationship that was never meant to be. 

The abstract concept is visualised with excellent black and white cinematography by DoP Tim Sidell, and the performances are perfectly uncomfortable in their execution.

PRO Credits


DirectorThomas James
ProducerHenri Calderon
ProducerJerome Danvers
Executive ProducerSam Holmes
1st ADJack Green
Director of PhotographyTim Sidell
Focus PullerChris Hayden
GafferAlex Gibbon
Art DirectorMurdo Hepburn
WardrobeKaty England
HairKei Terada
Make-upLaura Dominique
EditorSara Faulkner
ColouristRichard Fearon
Director's RepresentationOB Management
CommissionerDan Millar
LabelSony Music
Other creditsASSISTANT PRODUCER - Marija Djikic DIRECTORS ASSISTANT - Polly Millner SPARK - Joe Brock MEDIC - Claire Merrifield STYLIST ASSISTANT - Lydia Simpson

Rob Ulitski - 12th May 2021

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