James Blake, slowthai 'Funeral' by The Rest
Directing duo The Rest direct a sombre monochromatic film for James Blake & slowthai's collaboration on Funeral.
In the middle of a funeral procession, stuck in a traffic jam in the middle of nowhere, the artists take a break to pause, whilst the camera circles around them. Though it isn't explicitly stated, the lyrics suggest that this is their own funeral, though the abstract nature of the narrative is one of the true draws of the project.
Culminating in one of humanity's true comforts - a takeaway, delivered by an app driver - it's a thought-provoking and unique video for a great track.
|Production Company||Pulse Films|
|Executive Producer||Rik Green|
|1st AD||Joshua Loftin|
|Director of Photography||Hunter Daly|
|Focus Puller||Rupert Hornstein|
|2nd AC||Samuel Harding|
|Art Director||Hollie Peck|
|Other credits||Drone: Ascension Films Spark: Blake Kent Cast: Tuvya Balogun-Williams (boy), Jack Oddy (driver), Sanna Kelly (older woman), Simone Wilson & Patrick Lally (delivery rider) Artist Vehicle: Pro Tour Vans Catering: The Pantry Maid Camera: He Camera Movement Lighting: Pro Light London Comic Book: Ben Jennings|
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