Rob Ulitski - 24th Jan 2020

Working together for a fourth time, Louis Tomlinson and director Charlie Lightening head to Morroco for Walls, the title track of the artist's debut album. 

Surrounded by breathtaking desert landscapes, Tomlinson is traversing the terrain to reach a mysterious door. Taking inspiration from surrealist art, the door is a gateway to a variety of offbeat locations and situations, including a ballroom dance and an ever so slightly creepy setup with masked characters and threatening red lighting. 

One part narrative and one part conceptual performance, the surreal interpretation of art and design is fresh territory for the singer-songwriter, but an environment he seems to very much thrive in. Ever vibrant and excited to stretch himself as a performer, Tomlinson dives head first into the various vignettes, embodying an aura of calm and clarity as he riffs on tearing down his emotional walls to give himself another chance at love. 

PRO Credits


DirectorCharlie Lightening
ProducerGhandi El-Chamaa
Production CompanyCommon People Films
Executive ProducerRamy Dance
Executive ProducerTony Roberts
Production ManagerSana El Kilali
1st ADAbdelghafar Essalfi
Director of PhotographyDaniel Lightening
Focus PullerMohamed Amine Tassouka, Kamal El Moutaouakil
2nd ACFouad Bourbouh, Hamza Tassouka
GafferDriss Marzak
Art DirectorOuassel El Kilali
Make-upNezha Aouis
EditorGary Coogan
Editing companyThe Quarry
ColouristJonny Tully
Grading companyBig Buoy
Post production companyBig Buoy
Post ProducerHannah Whitehall
Director's RepresentationLas Bandas Be Brave
CommissionerMike O'Keefe

Rob Ulitski - 24th Jan 2020

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