Saam Farahmand ventures into short film territory with this elliptical narrative that has been “inspired by the music and magic of Daughn Gibson”.
Mick Jagger 'Gotta Get A Grip' by Saam Farahmand
In his second video for Mick Jagger, Saam Farahmand encapsulates a chaotic world, including the stifling heat, within the nightclub from hell.
Like England Lost, it's a metaphor, beautifully delivered. It's also unmistakeably contemporary. The paranoia, brutality and madness of the modern world are all present in the sweaty confines of the club, where Jemima Kirk plays the girl who questions the system, the clique divisions and the devotion to the godlike DJ.
All this works well with Jagger's Gotta Get A Grip - a not bad at all Stones-like workout.
|Production Company||Black Sheep Studios|
|Executive Producer||Dan Keefe|
|Production Manager||Nailah Blissett|
|1st AD||Rory Shaw|
|Director of Photography||Steve Annis|
|Focus Puller||Eira Wyn Jones|
|2nd AC||Jomar O'Meally|
|Art Director||Chloe Brady|
|Editing company||Work Editorial|
|Grading company||MPC LA|
|Post production company||MPC|
|Post Producer||Thom Godsill|
|Lead actor||Kharmel Cochrane|
|Director's Representation||Caroline Clayton|
|Other credits||Creative Director: Roxanne Farahmand Line Producer: Javier Alejandro Steadi-cam: Thomas English Grip: Alex Hudson DIT: Chris Belcher CCTV: Nick Barber Stunt Coordinator: Nicholas Daines Extras: Talent Talks|
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