The Killers 'Here With Me' by Tim Burton

The Killers 'Here With Me' by Tim Burton
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Tim Burton has now directed his second video for The Killers (after 2006's Ray Harryhausen-inspired Bones) and this one for Here With Me, reunites the über-director with an early muse, and connects him with a young actor who looks a readymade fixture in Burton movies for years to come. Craig Roberts – the kid from Richard Ayoade's debut feature Submarine – does his deadpan thing as the obsessive and rather creepy fan of a fairground performer – played by Winona Ryder. Produced by Th2ng – which has worked with Burton on many of his film's title sequences - the video was shot in various locations in Blackpool, and inspired by the song lyrics and 1935 horror movie Mad Love – starring Peter Lorre. Roberts is a bit of a Lorre-alike – although the sense that he would make a great (if youngish) Uncle Fester is confirmed in the final moments of the video, when Tim delivers a lighthearted curveball...

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Director
Tim Burton
Production Company
th1ng th2ng
Executive Producer
Hannah Cooper, Derek Frey, Tim Burton
Production Manager
Alex Bedford
Art Director
David Balfour
Director of Photography
Tom Townend
Editor
Chris Lebenzon

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