Luke Bather - 26th Jan 2017

Bob Gallagher's video for Participant is a melancholic meditation on loneliness, and another example of the director's skill in creating intriguing dramas that also suit the music video format.

Telling the story of a young male prostitute, there's plenty of bleakness here, including a montage of his degradation. But we also get to know a character still capable of tenderness; his feelings for one of his clients, and yearning for companionship.

Credits

DirectorBob Gallagher
ProducerBob Gallagher
Production ManagerStephen Tiernan
Director of PhotographyBob Gallagher
WardrobeCiara Coyne
EditorShaun Ryan
ColouristRichard O'Connor
Lead actorDiarmuid Hayes, Aidan O'sullivan
Director's RepresentationGood Egg

Luke Bather - 26th Jan 2017

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