David Knight - 23rd Oct 2018

It's the tennis duel of the ages, of the two best players anywhere, and possibly of all times. And forget Borg/McEnroe, or Federer/Nadal or even King/Riggs. This is the big one: Isaac Acey v Isiah Smash.

Jackson Ducasse has concocted a classic (tennis) court encounter between the two sides of the super-competitive psyche of singer-songwriter Isaac Gracie, from an idea devised by both the artist and director. It manages to encompass deadpan comedy, existentialism, wistfulness, and a bit of half-decent play.

Most importantly, both red Isaac and blue Isaac look very cool in their 80s tennis threads, so you don't even have to like tennis to like this.

Game set and match to doubles partners Gracie and Ducasse.

PRO Credits


DirectorJackson Ducasse
ProducerLisa Turnbull
Production CompanyReblis Films
Production ManagerElvis Scanlon
Director of PhotographyJonathan Tarby
1st ACOllie Craig
Art DirectorMathew Rice
WardrobeGeorgina Roberton
Make-upDanielle Farrington
EditorThomas Rosser
ColouristHolly Greig
Grading companyFreefolk
Lead actorIsaac Gracie, Freddie Sheed, Josh Weston
Director's RepresentationMarisa Garner @ Marisa Garner Associates
CommissionerPaul McKee
LabelVirgin Records
Other creditsDavid Burridge - Runner

David Knight - 23rd Oct 2018

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