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3 September 2020

I Wonder Why (Director's Cut)

by Andrew MacGregor

Joesef: “I Wonder Why (Director's Cut)” - 3 mins 46s

Few would call this Joesef promo escapism per se. After all, director Molly Burdett traps the Glaswegian singer-songwriter in a small and dingy flat that literally blows hot and hold. Those desperate to swap town for country post-lockdown may intesify their efforts after watching radio dials melt and flies freeze to death. Lovely.

For everyone else, this is a diverting glimpse into Joesef's cycle of regret and self-punishment ("Me and my brother we were cool when we were younger/Until the pull of all that drugging took him under"). Meanwhile, Burdett and her crew run with the cramped conditions and nail the sticky horror that is a cramped flat during a heatwave.

Film Production: Spindle
Director: Molly Burdett ♀
Producer: Rosie Brear
Executive Producer: Miles Nathan
1st AD: Ty Hack
Cinematographer: Adric Watson
1st AC / Focus Puller: Eve Carreņo
Production Designer: Charlotte King
Editor: Hasani Franke Ⓦ @ Work Ⓟ Ⓦ
Offline Producer: Ellie McNaughtan ♀ @ Cinelab London Ⓟ Ⓦ
Post Production: Jenna Le Noury / Ava Millard / Ollie Ireland @ Absolute Post Ⓟ Ⓦ
Colourist: Adam Clarke
Flame: Carl Garcia Alvarez / Chris Tobin
Nuke: Elliot Platt
Audio Mix: No.8 Ⓟ Ⓦ

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