David Knight - 29th Aug 2013

In Todd Eckert's video for Exit Calm's When They Rise, four kids decide to take a trip, becoming in the process four workers in Victorian England. Their boss, Lord Always, is a sadist who increasingly controls them - as if life wasn't hard enough. The video is a contemplation of the result of that cruelty, and the inherent dignity of the common man.

A grim and poignant story, told by Todd Eckert, the producer of Anton Corbijn's debut movie Control, and featuring Oliver Wilson, the son of Factory Records founder and boss Tony Wilson. 

Credits

DirectorTodd Eckert
ProducerSimon Gamble
EditorBen Saffer
Director of PhotographyTom Smetham
Production CompanyImpact Films
Art DirectorRachel Barker With Sacha Frampton
Lead actorExit Calm, Oliver Wilson
CommissionerKate Smith
ColouristBen Saffer
LabelMagnificent Artists

David Knight - 29th Aug 2013

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