Rob Ulitski - 9th Dec 2019

An uptight convenience store owner and young thief make unlikely partners in Ben Phillippo's video for Ivan & Alyosha. 

On the brink of financial ruin, the owner of the store is one shoplifter away from a nervous breakdown. As he painstakingly counts every item of stock and penny in his till, a young guy walks in ready to fill his boots with sweet treats.

Veering off into an unexpected direction, the video takes a humourous yet tragic turn as the owner realises his problems require more extreme solutions including interpretive dance, insurance fraud and fire. In that exact order... 

Credits

DirectorBen Phillippo
ProducerCara Campanelli, Katherine Griwert
Production CompanyInbound
Make-upJoe Rossi
VFXBen Phillippo
Lead actorPaul Melendy, Liam Kilbreth
CommissionerInuka Bacote
LabelNettwerk Records

Rob Ulitski - 9th Dec 2019

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