A gorgeous and emotional docu-style music video directed by Rahim Moledina for Ben Watt’s “Hendra”, portraying the daily universe of an Asian shopkeeper. from the press-release Filmed in east London on a shoestring budget – and inspired by the lyrics of Watt’s simple folk song about the dreams of his late sister, a rural postmistress and shopkeeper – the film unsentimentally yet tenderly transposes the action and depicts a day in the life of a shopkeeper. The music  video received high praise from film-critic and director of ‘The Story of Film: An Odyssey”, Mark Cousins, being called “a mini-masterpiece”

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    Electric Cinema

    title:

    Hendra

    artist:

    Ben Watt

    director:

    Rahim Moledina

    benwatt.com

     


     


    Hendra

    A gorgeous and emotional docu-style music video directed by Rahim Moledina for Ben Watt’s “Hendra”, portraying the daily universe of an Asian shopkeeper.

    from the press-release

    Filmed in east London on a shoestring budget – and inspired by the lyrics of Watt’s simple folk song about the dreams of his late sister, a rural postmistress and shopkeeper – the film unsentimentally yet tenderly transposes the action and depicts a day in the life of a shopkeeper.

    The music  video received high praise from film-critic and director of ‘The Story of Film: An Odyssey”, Mark Cousins, being called “a mini-masterpiece”

    Tags: directors from UK, docu-style, live-action


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