Rob Ulitski - 4th Nov 2020

Raja Virdi directs his second video for Passenger, for the poignant A Song For The Drunk And Broken Hearted. 

Taking inspiration from Joker, we see Passenger and his band - all in clown make-up - play to an uninterested social club audience - intercut with multiple vignettes depicting the artist's unhappiness and willing to escape.

The lovely cinematography by Pieter Synmanis the embodiment of downbeat mood of the song, with a depressed green colour palette and grimy aesthetic, creating a dichotomy between the seemingly upbeat music and the dark narrative. 

PRO Credits

Credits

DirectorRaja Virdi
ProducerJoseph J Goldman
Production CompanyPHASE
Executive ProducerRaja Virdi
Production ManagerHugo Holford
1st ADChris Malin
Director of PhotographyPieter Snyman
Focus PullerJosh Tue
2nd ACJamie Cook
GafferMilo Cosemans
Art DirectorLucy Cooper
WardrobeCelia Arias
Make-upAndrea Gomez Anzola
EditorSam Marr
ColouristConnor Coolbear
Grading companyElectric Theatre Collective
Post ProducerOliver Whitworth
CommissionerDan Medland
LabelBlack Crow Records
Other creditsProduction Coordinator: Katie Cooper Production Assistant: Joe Coulson 2nd AD: Charlie Killick 3rd AD: Sam Fullerton Runner: Megan Skender Runner: Jonny Powell Covid Officer: Tara Sadeghi Steadicam: Doug Walshe Camera Trainee: Tom Ore Spark: Lewis James Spark: Jake Buckley Spark: Damien Gray Spark: Joseph Nowell Spark: Sean Mackey Spark: Deimante Sprai Genny Op: Joss Garnet-Lawson Art Assistant: Aubrey Jackson-Blake Art Assistant: Harriet Trant Stylist Assistant: Bella Dupee HMU: Amy Whyard HMU Assistant: Melanie Christou Catering: Honey & Thyme BTS: Zakary Walters & Nic Minns Security: Corey Jay CAST: Suzanne: Rowena Bentley Band: Andy Sharpe, Henry Brackenridge, Toby Constad, Sam Denia Bartender: Ker Milan Snooker Players: Rob Parker & Errol Mundy Cleaner: Rebecca Semark Couple: Gabrielle Fortunate & Tian Scott Drinking Men: Tim McArthur, Mark Beauchamp, Ben Nash Special Thanks: Dan Medland, Rebekah Tayler, I:e Music, SHL Lighting & One Stop Films

Rob Ulitski - 4th Nov 2020

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