A fun video for Belle & Sebastian by directors Ciaran Lyons and Oscar Sansom of The Forest of Black. “Poor Boy” follows a voyeuristic young kid as he spends his days imagining the lives of his neighbours.


Directed by Oscar Sansom & Ciaran Lyons
Produced by Beth Allan for The Forest of Black
Director of Photography – David Liddell
Art Director – Cara Roxburgh
Make-Up – Debbie Black
Costume – Flore De Hoog
Lighting Electrician – Dan Filmer
Art Department Assist – Kirstin Rodger
Runners – Marie Lidén & Ansley Bowman
Trainee Runner – Ethan Doherty
Edit & VFX by Oscar Sansom & Ciaran Lyons

Onlooker Boy – Alex
BB Rifle Girl – Ellie
Cigarette Smoker – Robert Wallace
Aggro Chopper – Emma Goss
Phonecaller – Natalie McGowan
Phonebox Caller – Calum Rankine
Mirror Dancer – Michael Sherrington
Boxer – Natalie McCleary
Exercise Couple – Sinead Tierney & Bradley Wilson
Businessman – Hamish Fingland
Telekinesis Reader – Chris Lyons
Plantman – Owen Abbot
Sexy Horn Lady – Flore De Hoog
Window Peepers – Ciaran & Oscar
Incognito Customers – Stephanie Gibson
Marie Lidén, Ainsley Bowman,
David McCallum, Agnes Jones, Chris Lyons


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