David Knight - 15th Aug 2017

Bailey Tom Bailey brings together the strangely dissonant, eerie tones of experimental singer Bastien Keb with an engrossing supernatural tale of young love, youthful high-jinx and a mysterious madness that takes over its protagonists.

Bailey creates a distinctively dislocated mood in his portrayal of inner city adolescence, where a teenage couple are torn apart when they come under the dark influence of the city, signified by a black liquid that flows into the streets.

"The idea came from inner city Reading where I grew up," says Bailey. "It seemed like everyone I knew or saw growing up would succumb to something that brought them down and turned them bad. I pictured this sickness coming up from the pavement and infecting our bodies, which would then affect our minds and instigate action."

PRO Credits


DirectorBailey Tom Bailey
ProducerSavvas Stavrou
Production CompanyBailey Tom Bailey Ltd
1st ADRosie Owen
Director of PhotographyFelix Schmilinsky
Focus PullerRaul Menendez
2nd ACMalcolm Cooper, Isaac Valema
Art DirectorAmy Beth Addison, Zuzannah Skurtys, Mariana Pina De Partridge
WardrobeMariana Pina De Partridge
EditorAurelien Boisson
ColouristRuth Wardell
Grading companyElectric Theatre Collective
VFXAurelien Boisson
Lead actorRita Bernard Shaw
Lead actorMalcolm Atobrah
LabelFirst Word Records
Other creditsSFX: Amy Beth Addison Production Assistant: Edvin Dubrovskiy 3rd AC DIT: Robin Turner Movi Technician/ Operator: Malcolm Cooper Movi Operator: Adrian O'Toole Special Thanks: Riley Madincrea, Taylor Small Suppliers: Fava, Raw Creative, Pixipixel Cast: Adbul Abdalla, Miles Hall

David Knight - 15th Aug 2017

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