Luke Bather - 1st Nov 2016

Joao Retorta gets deeply intimate in this gorgeous, sensual video for Honne.

Exploring the very raw, vulnerable feelings that come with falling in love, this clip features couples of all genders, naked and exploring their partner's body. Masterfully shot (by DoP Rina Yang) in a 4:3 aspect ratio with subtle but beautiful coloured light, this track and clip really are Good Together.


"What it truly feels like to fall in love: the entire world feeling reduced to a moment and place. Right Here. Right Now. The two of you. A notion of love in its purest form.

"We present the couples fully vulnerable throughout the film as a metaphor for becoming ‘emotionally naked' when you truly trust someone. Warm in each other’s naked arms. ‘Without a care’.

"However, my aim was to let the feeling ride the viewer, as opposed to the nudity factor, turning it secondary and almost unnoticeable."

PRO Credits


DirectorJoao Retorta
ProducerMaurizio Von Trapp
Production CompanyBullion Productions
Executive ProducerHannah Gracie
Executive ProducerDrew O'Neill
1st ADEmma Pounds
Director of PhotographyRina Yang
Focus PullerKate Molins
2nd ACWill Gardner
Art DirectorGeorgia Coleman
SteadicamGrant Sandy Phillips
Hair & Make-upHattie Todd
EditorJack Abbot
EditorJoao Retorta
ColouristJoseph Bicknell
Grading companyCHEAT
Director's RepresentationOB Management
CommissionerShadeh Smith
Other creditsPA: Sanne Beijer Gaffer: Aaron Szogi Spark: Kai Blamey & Dominik Palgan Movement Direction: Ally Green Runner: Abel Rubinstein Runner: Eleanor Scott Cast: Zac Middleton, Savannah Baker, Emily Louise Israel, Ellionor Persadotter, Luiza Richter, Ross Aylward-tarten, Oliver Sarley, April Alarcon

Luke Bather - 1st Nov 2016

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