Jimmy Brown - 20th Nov 2014

After their recent videos for Timber Timbre and Alt-J, Michael Leblanc and Scott Cudmore are definitely on a roll. Their intriguing video for Belle & Sebastian's Party Line - taken from their forthcoming new album Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance – is fine indeed. It tells the story of a girls' infatuation for a young man in at least two distinct styles, giving it a different interpretation each time, to reveal more of the narrative.

Scott wrote this, and Michael photographed it - in two wildly contrasting formats - and its dreamlike quality is emphasised by what happens on the dancefloor: a sort of Northern Soul ballet, choreographed by Robert Binet.

It all leads to a poignant moment which is very Belle & Sebastian... 

Credits

DirectorLeblanc + Cudmore
Production CompanyRevolver Films
ProducerJennifer Millington
Executive ProducerRichard Cureton
Director of PhotographyMichael Leblanc
WardrobeMuska Zurmati
HairCaitlin Wright
Make-upCaitlin Wright
EditorScott Cudmore
EditorMichael Leblanc
ColouristTrisha At Alter Ego Post
SteadicamMichael Heathcote
Camera operatorJustin Lovell
Post FXJake Owens
LabelMatador Records
Director's Rep (US)Good Company
Director's Rep (UK)Lock It In

Jimmy Brown - 20th Nov 2014

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