Shot in the nocturnal streets and edgelands of East London, visceral short PALACE follows a young paramedic as he decompresses from a frenetic shift before returning home. An electrifying performance from rising actor Daniel Ward captures the untangling of complex emotions in the post- shift fallout: the fading adrenaline, the flood of memories, the cathartic release.
Using a skeleton crew, the film was shot over one night in East London.
Scored by up-and-coming ambient band Blessed are the Heart that Bend, featuring new track “Palace” from their forthcoming album “Is My Destroyer”.
PARAMEDIC Daniel Ward
PREACHER Barry Ward
BIKER MarK Couzens
WRITING & DIRECTION Luke & Joseph
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY David Procter
CASTING DIRECTOR Kharmel Cochrane
ART DIRECTOR Mark Couzens
EDITOR Dennis Mabry
GRADE Steffan Perry
POST PRODUCER Chris Anthony
2NDAC Norbert Varjasi
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER Adam Dolman
Supported by LUMIX UK.
SPECIAL THANKS TO: Adam Seomore, Joseph Youens, Adam Farley, Guido Cavaciuti, Nick Crew, Pixipixel and Framestore