David Knight - 28th Jan 2013

Dreams come true in David Wilson’s video for Tame Impala’s Mind Mischief: a schoolboy is lost in erotic yearnings for his sexy young lady teacher in a 1970s English boys school. She’s surely unattainable. But when the school bell goes and she saunters out to her red 2CV and lights a big fat joint, our schoolboy then gets in next to her…

What follows is an erotic fantasy that spills from steamy live action into mind-melting animation. It is effectively two videos in one, a brilliant fantasy ride through Tame Impala’s dreamy psychedelia – and a brilliant demonstration of David Wilson’s command of his art. It also features Bill Milner as the schoolboy, who eagle-eyed viewers will recognise as the young star of Garth Jennings’ cult movie Son of Rambo, now nearly grown-up.

Is it all a dream? It’s certainly a wonderful dream of a video…

PRO Credits


DirectorDavid Wilson
Executive ProducerTamsin Glasson
Production CompanyColonel Blimp
Production ManagerDrew O'Neill
Casting directorAnna Kennedy and Alec Drysdale
Director of PhotographyPau Castejón
1st ADPaul Bennett
2nd ADJames Evered
Focus PullerFran Weston
GripBen Freeman
PropsJason Martin, Oliver Poole, Lee Martin
Art DirectorJack Johnstone, Luke Judlin, Cassia Dickinson, Susie Gaydos
WardrobeNatalie Marie Willis
RunnerNatalia Maus
EditorJames Rose
CompositorThomas Ormonde, Simone Ghilardotti
ColouristJames Bamford
CommissionerGlen Goetze

David Knight - 28th Jan 2013

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