Student Project : American Beauty, 1995.
American Beauty, screenplay by Alan Ball, was adapted and directed by Sam Mendes and released in 1995. The film deals with themes of disillusion, middle class notions of meaning and beauty and the violence of repression. These themes are reflected beautifully in the soundtrack that accompanies this iconic film. A range of techniques were employed with this project to experiment with the most effective way to express the juxtaposition of beauty and violence.
Photography - Simon Bray | Art Direction - Louise Brady