Sundara Karma 'Happy Family' by Stroma Cairns

Sundara Karma 'Happy Family' by Stroma Cairns
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A boy left home alone deals with the freedom and the loneliness in a wholly feasible way in Stroma Cairns's video for Sundara Karma's Happy Family.

In an excellent performance from young Luca Lamche - it's just him all the way through - it leads to an outpouring of emotion that culminates in him donning one of his mother's dresses, as a way of dealing with her continuing absence.

Stroma Cairns says that the story was inspired by her own personal experience, as well as the lyrics. "After speaking to Oscar [Pollack, the band's frontman] the idea reflected his own childhood too and it was great to talk it through with him," she tells FADER

 

 

Credits

Director
Stroma Cairns
Producer
Laura Thomas-Smith
Production Company
Prettybird
Executive Producer
Juliette Larthe
1st AD
Bryony James
Director of Photography
Nick Morris
Focus Puller
Gary Long
2nd AC
Matt Farrant
Gaffer
Yan Murawski
Art Director
Ellen Pearson
Wardrobe
Annabelle Casia
Editor
Ellie McNaughtan
Editing company
Work
Colourist
Oisín O'Driscoll
Grading company
The Mill
Cast
Luca Lamche
Director's Representation
Joceline Gabriel
Commissioner
Elizabeth Doonan
Label
Sony Music
Production Assistant
Ella Knight
Runners
Pedro Takahashi & Archie Hollway
Electricians
Hamza Twomey & Camil Liberto

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