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The Human League: Don't You Want Me (1981)

The video for the song was filmed near Slough, Berkshire, during November 1981 and has the theme of the filming and editing of a murder-mystery film, featuring the band members as ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Ian Burden Ian Burden
Jo Callis Jo Callis
Joanne Catherall Joanne Catherall
The Human League
Phil Oakey Phil Oakey
Susanne Sulley Susanne Sulley ... (as Susan Ann Sulley)
Philip Adrian Wright Philip Adrian Wright
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The video for the song was filmed near Slough, Berkshire, during November 1981 and has the theme of the filming and editing of a murder-mystery film, featuring the band members as characters and production staff. Due to it being a "making of" video, both crew and camera apparatus appear throughout. It was conceived and directed by filmmaker Steve Barron, and has at its core the interaction between a successful actress played by Susan Ann Sulley walking out on "film director" Philip Oakey on a film set. It is loosely based on the film A Star Is Born. Near the end of the video, Wright, who also plays a film editor, has an expression on his face, while the camera pulls back to reveal that the negative room where Oakey, Wright, and Sulley were working in is yet another set. Written by Peter-Patrick76 (peter-patrick@mail.com)

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

December 1981 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

Slough, Berkshire, England, UK

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References Alien (1979) See more »

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Don't You Want Me
Written by Jo Callis, Phil Oakey (as Philip Oakey) and Philip Adrian Wright
Performed by The Human League
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