David Knight - 13th Feb 2019

Rashid Babiker, who's first video was the excellent promo for Jorja Smith's On Your Own, now directs Jorja with Maverick Sabre. They are two strangers who have an everyday, but quietly powerful encounter.

Maverick plays the cab driver who picks up Jorja as his fare. The song Slow Down, and their performances, plus the graphic touches that Babiker provides allows you to take in the world and feel the atmosphere gradually building between the pair.

It ends, in an intriguing way, with a bond seeming to appear between them - and then it's gone, probably forever. A resonant little cinematic episode, and a fine showcase for both artists.

Credits

DirectorRashid Babiker
ProducerHannah Bellil
Production CompanyPrettybird
Executive ProducerJuliette Larthe
Executive ProducerHannah May
Production ManagerChris Murdoch
1st ADBryony James
Director of PhotographyOliver Ford
Focus PullerAlasdair Baines
HairZateesha Barbour
Make-upCarol Lopez Reid
LabelFAMM
WardrobeLeah Abbott
GafferElliot Beach
Other creditsRunner: Laurent Durham, Archie Trueger Production Runner: Mark Bleziri, Scarlett Anderson Clapper Loader: Ben Gadsden Grip: Neil Blakesley 2nd Grip: Peter Maunce Electrician: Caspar Jones

David Knight - 13th Feb 2019

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