Jimmy Brown - 7th Mar 2014

Duncan Roe depicts a world of loneliness in this highly watchable promo for Placebo's Too Many Friends. 

Focusing on a couple of headphone-wearing ladies, Duncan heavily contrasts their isolation with a happy young girl running free (sans cans) out in a country field...


"There were five minutes where I had to get over the fact that I am a massive Placebo fan… then I had to figure out how we were going to pull off this large-scale production in just 4 days. 

"The brief landed in my email on Friday, and we delivered the video on Monday. I still can’t get my head around how we pulled it off!

"A big thank you to all of the cast and crew for coming onto the project with such positivity, and for working so hard".

PRO Credits


DirectorDuncan Roe
Production CompanyKode Media
ProducerAlasdair Mitchell
Executive ProducerAlex Harman
Director of PhotographyJohn Miguel King
SteadicamJames Davis
1st ACJames Leckey
1st ACJake McLean
GafferEd Riley
SparkJames Harrison
PropsJess Esmond
Make-upEmma Croft
StylistEmma Croft
RunnerVictor Preda
Lead actorMarie Louise Sophon
Lead actorFrancesca Fowler
Lead actorAmber-Rose May
Special ThanksDani Wilmot
Special ThanksEl Wire Craft
Special ThanksTim Beasley
CommissionerJohn Moule

Jimmy Brown - 7th Mar 2014

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