The Orielles 'Come Down On Jupiter' by Rose Hendry
The Orielles get stuck on a loop in Come Down On Jupiter, directed by Rose Hendry.
A cup of tea crashing to the floor in a café triggers a series of repetitive events, reminiscent of the film Groundhog Day. Shot in a beautifully slow and considered style, DP Ian Forbes captures the melancholy of everyday life, the moments where nothing seems to be happening, with slow movements and carefully composed close-ups.
The cyclical nature of the concept is mirrored by lots of spinning- fingers twirling around the rim of a cup, clock hands ticking, moving a salt shaker in a never-ending loop. It's a poignant and exciting setup which commands attention, and does so in a blissfully psychedlic way.
"When I first heard the track I was immediately transported into some sort of mystery melodrama from another era, with a strong dose of something psychedelic. This was my starting point, alongside an image by photographer, Ralph Gibson, of a cup of tea sitting on a beige table, bathed in warm sunlight with a plastic spoon resting against the lip. I enjoyed the idea of centring the video around an incident with a cup of tea - that felt dramatic to me - something “mundane” becoming something dramatic. I wanted to encapsulate the playful psychedelia in a psychological and structural way as opposed to the ‘pastiched to death’ VW campervan kind of way. Add toast to that and the rest developed from there."
|Producer||Amp; Rebecca Wolff|
|Production Company||The Forest Of Black|
|1st AD||Oliver Falcon|
|Director of Photography||Ian Forbes|
|Focus Puller||Jake Mcclean Walker|
|2nd AC||George Telling|
|Art Director||Jason Synott|
|Grading company||Big Buoy|
|Post Producer||Hannah Whitehill|
|Other credits||Grip: Carl 'Lump' Dunn Cast: Sarah Toogood, Martin Karlsson Thanks To: Arments Pie & Mash, Arri Rental, Pixi Pixel, Susie Wolff, Sue Liney, Daniel Morelli, Rachel Coles And Ryan Rushton|
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