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  • The Human League: Don't You Want Me (1981)
  • Music Video | 3 min | Music
The Human League: Don't You Want Me (1981)
Music Video | 3 min | Music

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 ...See moreThe 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 Susanne Sulley walking out on "film director" Phil 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 Phil Oakey, Wright, and Sulley were working in is yet another set. Written by Peter-Patrick76 (peter-patrick@mail.com) See less
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Jo Callis | Phil Oakey (as Philip Oakey) | Philip Adrian Wright
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Updated Dec 31, 1981

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Dec 1981 (United Kingdom)

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