David Knight - 8th Dec 2016

Shot in Mexico and London, the new White Lies video by the Mexican director David Pablos takes us to the same place - the bedroom. But what happens there is not entirely what we might expect. 

With a variety of pairings (and more) Pablos explores the human condition - sleeping, waking up, showing a variety of emotions - from tenderness to thoughtfulness to coldness. Ultimately, as White Lies singer Harry McVeigh joins the cast, the mood is melancholic and reflective rather than arousing.

One for the head rather than anywhere else, and very nicely done.

Credits

DirectorDavid Pablos
Production CompanyCanana
Production CompanyNice & Polite
Executive ProducerArturo Sampson
Executive ProducerRoss Anderson
ProducerIsabel López Polanco
Line ProducerPatricia Peregrin Garcia
Line ProducerMatt Cummins
1st ADRaul Quintanilla
Director of PhotographyJuan Pablo Ramirez
1st ACAxel Rodil
1st ACRan Geffen
Movi OperatorMarcus Samperi
GafferPaco Morales
BB ElectricMario Ramirez
Production designerElmer Figueroa
Hair & Make-upElizabeth Vega
Hair & Make-upGemma Stafford
StylistEstaban Arias

David Knight - 8th Dec 2016

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