Luke Bather - 3rd May 2016

We've all been there - concentrating and investing so hard in something only to have it ripped out from under us by a cruel twist of fate. Ewan Jones Morris and Casey Raymond's video for Lemaitre's Closer - their first together since their MVA-winning video for Leftfield & Sleaford Mods' Head & Shoulders last year – displays the hilarious catharsis of acting on those impulses.

Even when you know exactly what's coming, this setup and punchline-style video is still be a fun and rewarding watch. Frankly, any video that manages to mix beautiful visuals with the cartoonish scenario of a strongman throwing a hapless, trumpet-playing schoolboy across a room is a huge, hilarious win.

PRO Credits


DirectorCasey & Ewan
DirectorEwan Jones Morris
DirectorCasey Raymond
ProducerKatie Lambert
Executive ProducerNatalie Arnett
Production CompanyRiff Raff Films
1st ADKerry Green
2nd ADCharlotte Miller
RunnerRomain Richard
RunnerBen Pengilly
Set PAAnna Lumsden
Director of PhotographyMarc Gómez del Moral
1st ACBen Plant
2nd ACClara Pozas
Camera TraineeKorsshan Schlauer
ElectricianRichard Burnell
Production designerRuth Crawford
Art Department AssistantSophie Ansell
Art Department AssistantHelen Sirdall
Art Department AssistantJames Soldan
StylistHolly McDonald
Hair & Make-upJessica Summer
EditorJames Rose
Editing companyCut+Run
ColouristRichard Fearon
CommissionerJohn Moule
Other creditsBoy: Marcel Zielonka Alter-ego: Lorenzo Tank Teacher: Denis Khoroshko Band: Joshua Hennessey Band: Cameron Jules Band: Amelia Mirchandani Band: Aleisha Mullings Classroom: Noel Moore Classroom: Kaylan Teague Kid: Samsun Marraccino Kid: Lily Anne Harland Stubbs

Luke Bather - 3rd May 2016

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