David Knight - 29th Aug 2013

A marvellous video for guitar virtuoso William Tyler's A Portrait Of Sarah by editor-turned-director Michael Carter, and photographed by Dustin Lane.

It's a homage to Monte Hellman's cult 1971 movie Two Lane Blacktop – evocative of that brief period back when Hollywood made experimental movies – and comes off the back of Michael and Dustin's work on the latest Jamie Lidell video.  

Somehow they've made everything look like its the early 70s, including a drag-racing event. And amid the downplayed loosely connected dramatic scenes, William plays amazing guitar on an old TV, on the Earl Grey Drizzle Test...  

Credits

DirectorMichael Carter
ProducerGarland Gallaspy
EditorMichael Carter
Director of PhotographyDustin Lane
Production CompanyThe Rec. Room
Art DirectorTyler Stein
Art DirectorLauren Walker
Lead actorWilliam Tyler, Chris Crofton, Ashley Fisher, Jamin Orrall
LabelMerge Records
Production CompanyDreams Unlimited
Other creditsSound/Set Photography: Lina Plioplyte Costumes: Bekah Cope

David Knight - 29th Aug 2013

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