David Knight - 19th Feb 2010

The latest in the ongoing project of films inspired by tracks from Massive Attack's new album Heligoland is this intimate portrait of a Birmingham gang member, by photographer/filmmaker Ewen Spencer.

Ewen is well known for his photography with The Streets and The White Stripes, numerous magazines and commercial clients (T-Mobile, Foot Locker, etc). And as he shows here for the haunting and intense Flat Of The Blade - with vocals by Elbow's Guy Garvey - he's also chronicler par excellence of modern youth sub-culture.

Watch 'Massive Attack’s Flat Of The Blade by Ewen Spencer' here

PRO Credits


DirectorEwen Spencer
Production CompanyBlack Dog Films
Director of PhotographyEwen Spencer and Finn Taylor
ProducerEwen Spencer and Margo Mars
Executive ProducerSvana Gisla
EditorJulian Eguiguren
OnlineEmily Irvine
CommissionerSvana Gisla

David Knight - 19th Feb 2010

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