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The Ambiguity of David Thomas Broughton

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Synopsis

The Ambiguity of David Thomas Broughton is a music documentary following the creative process of one of the UK’s most enigmatic musicians and performers.
As a musical act, David Thomas Broughton is almost unclassifiable. His live shows are a exhilarating mix of musical experimentation and performance art, underlined by a raw unpredictability. His recorded material is dark but beautiful, marrying traditional folk with a surrealist edge. Off-stage, he’s an introvert with a passion for bird watching.
Who is the real David Thomas Broughton? Through a series of interviews with friends, family and collaborators, filmmaker Greg Butler attempts to unravel this ambiguity.
His journey takes him to David’s home town of Otley, where we track David’s creative process as he records new material to be played at the End of the Road Festival.
http://www.theambiguityofdtb.com

Details

Year
2015
Type of film
Features
Running Time
59 mins
Format
HD video
Director
Greg Butler 1st Feature
Producer
Greg Butler
Co-Producer
N/A
Executive Producer
James Strathallan, Matthew Luke Simpson
Editor
Greg Butler
Screenwriter
N/A
Director of Photography
David Rafique
Production Designer
N/A
Sound
Guy Fixsen
Music
David Thomas Broughton
Principal Cast
David Thomas Broughton, Sam Amidon, Jonathan Meiburg, Luke Drozd, Drew Millward, Mark Andrew Hamilton, James Yorkston, David Shrigley, Howard Monk, Chris Broughton, Kerry Andrews, Sonny Baker, Lucy Jamieson, John Rogers, Anthony Chalmers, Rob St John, Sar
Animations
Nick Stewart
Colour Grading & Online Editing
Andy DeVries
Sound Recordist
River Ferris
Camera Operators
Jamie McMurray, David Cohen & Adam Ings
Archive Footage
Harry Wheeler, Anthony Hall, Wasp Video, Vincent Moon...

Production Company

Oh Kestrel Films
http://www.vimeo.com/ohkestrelfilm