07 June 2010

"Mean to Me" by McDermott and McGough.

Model Agyness Deyn makes the startling transformation from blonde nice girl to raven-haired vamp in Mean To Me, a short film noir directed by artist duo David McDermott and Peter McGough. Shot in the latter’s anachronous 1932 Manhattan apartment, replete with art deco furniture, the 13-minute romp portrays Deyn as a victimized starlet consumed by passion and greed.
A familiar sight on the runway for Chanel, Burberry and Alexander Wang, Deyn seduces on screen in Zac Posen’s pitch-perfect gowns Guerlain's Shalimar perfume and an iridescent string of Mikimoto pearls.

As in their previous works, the two artists explore the past by giving it a post-pop perspective: with the short film Mean To Me, 1936 they bring the Great Depression to the screen by telling the story of a woman, who has been abandoned by her broke husband who wants to get back on his feet by marrying a rich heiress.

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