David Knight - 30th Mar 2021

Legendary music video director WIZ returns with a characteristically dramatic and enigmatic 'musicfilm' for alt-rock duo Sons Of Raphael.

The band, comprised of brothers Loral and Ronnel Raphael, deliver a new take on old school psych-rock with their track Revolution, and WIZ puts the pair squarely at the centre of near-operatic psychological mini-melodrama. 

It begins with a battered and bruised Loral crawling painfully up steps, Ronnel comes to his aid, they make their way through a brutalist urban landscape. WIZ creates a dreamlike, almost absurdist drama from the economical use of the pair in an intriguing location, which appears to exist somewhere between reality and pure theatre.

As with his other recent work like his video for Mika's San Remo, DoP Catherine Derry is an excellent interlocutor of WIZ's vision, the cinematography is both intimate and epic. 

PRO Credits

Credits

DirectorWIZ
ProducerRosie Brear
Production CompanyMy Accomplice
Executive ProducerRichard Grewe
1st ADDan Gibling
Director of PhotographyCatherine Derry
WardrobeLeena Mistry
Make-upTracy Ejuetami
Art DirectorIeva Petravičiūté
ChoreographerOlivia Norris
EditorEd Hanbury
Editing companyTrim Editing
ColouristGeorge K
Grading companyBlack Kite Studios
FlameJack Shillingford
Sound designAlexander Wills
Director's RepresentationAlexa Haywood at Free Agent UK

David Knight - 30th Mar 2021

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