Jorja Smith 'Home' by Rob Akin
Rob Akin directs a melancholic portrait of stifling loneliness within a marriage, in his video for Jorja Smith's Home.
The concept of 'home' can mean different things to different people - for some, it's a physical location, for others, it's a feeling of warmth and safety within a relationship.
In the video, Akin explores emotional disconnection between a woman and her husband. On the outside, it seems they have it all - a beautiful home, a happy child and a lavish lifestyle. But beneath the surface, deep cracks are forming, and Smith bears witness to the turmoil, in her role as a Nanny within the family dynamic.
It's a poignant emotional rollercoaster, with Akin's subtle direction emphasising the role of the unhappy wife, played by Kattreya Smith. Jorja Smith - who was the creative director on the project - also does a top-notch job with her supporting role, flexing her acting chops in an inspired yet naturalistic manner.
|Production Company||Agile Films|
|Executive Producer||Precious Mahaga|
|Production Manager||Finlay Roberts|
|Production Manager||Aidan Robert Brooks|
|Production Coordinator||Ayomide Alli|
|1st AD||Ayokunle Delano|
|Director of Photography||Adam Singodia|
|Focus Puller||Nacho Guzman|
|2nd AC||Rosie Taylor|
|Art Director||Laura Little|
|Hair & Make-up (Artist)||Zateesha Barbour|
|Hair & Make-up (cast)||Kareem Jarche|
|Casting director||Heather Basten|
|Grading company||Glassworks VFX|
|Post production company||Agile Films|
|Post Producer||Andrew Patrick|
|Post Producer||Athene Aristocleous|
|VFX||Seb Zaniewski (agile Films)|
|Director's Representation||OB Management|
|Other credits||Creative Director - Jorja Smith Jorja's Manager - Zubin Irani Jorja's Assistant - Hannah Cameron-Grant 2AD - Philips Nortey Runners - Lucia Meadua Ritucci, Sonny Hume-Paton Runner Driver - Michael Robert Leon Baugh Grip - Petros Mhlanga BTS Photographer - Mike Excell Sparks - Sam Crook, James Owens Art Assistant - Jacqueline Du Bled Costume Assistant - Reef Picknell Sound Design - Leon Radschinski-Gorman|
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