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David Knight - 20th July 2017

Danny Brown is cooking something up in the kitchen - just not sure it's food - in this superbly hallucinatory video directed by Matilda Finn.

With a great use of extreme low angles and close-ups, and gritty black and white photography by Joel Honeywell, Finn builds a sense of existential dread and claustrophobia in the apartment where outsiders are keen to be admitted and sample the wares.

At the same time, amid Danny's fear and self-loathing and tenuous grasp of reality, there are scantily-clad girls and cash. Finn comes at these hip-hop staples from a new viewpoint - and still makes them sexy.

Credits

DirectorMatilda Finn
ProducerNick Hayes
Production CompanyFRIEND
Executive ProducerLuke Tierney
1st ADTy Hack
Director of PhotographyJoel Honeywell
Focus PullerJames Malamatinas
2nd ACFrancesca Zucchini
GafferRyan Montieth
Art DirectorAshleigh Latter
WardrobeJustin Rose
HairZateesha Barbour
Make-upAndrea Gomez
EditorMatilda Finn
ColouristJoseph Bicknell
Grading companyCHEAT
CommissionerRik Green
LabelWarp
Other credits2nd AD: Maddy Wilson Grip: Ben Freeman Spark: Ramzey Sabbagh Production Assistant: Giacomo Esposito Art Department Assistant: Joe Ribton Makeup Assistant: Georgia Hope Makeup Assistant: Sukhy Bhandal Hair Assistant: Patricia Ntagoma Hair Assistant: Rhommara Kerr Runner: Pier Nobleberry Runner: Sam Greaves Runner: Elisha Voller Runner: Duncan Bradley Runner: George Brereton BTS: Sebastian Xander Casting: Louise Collins

David Knight - 20th July 2017

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