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11 March 2020

Hidden Love

by Syd Briscoe


Cadbury: “High and Low” - 40s

A grandfather's love is delicately drawn in this subtle outing for Cadbury. The provider of purple Easter eggs depict an elderly gent preparing an egg hunt around his flat - ensuring throughout that there are an equal number of treats for each guest to find.

There's a stillness to the ad which stands out against the hustle and bustle, allowing viewers to tune in and focus on the old man's preparations. His efforts to ensure both grandchildren - with their very different heights - are equally accommodated speak much louder than words.

At a time when many elderly folks are likely to become even more isolated than usual (albeit with good, infection-avoiding intentions), this is a valuable reminder that Easter and other such celebrations aren't just for kids - it's important to remember the 'Easter bunny', too.


Creative Agency: VCCP Ⓟ Ⓦ
ECD: Darren Bailes
Creative Director: Chris Birch / Jonny Parker
Creative: Adam Sears / Ben Evans
Agency Producer: Ed Mueller
Film Production: Academy Films Ⓟ Ⓦ
Director: Si & Ad Ⓟ Ⓦ
Producer: Georgina Smith
Executive Producer: Medb Riordan
Cinematographer: Stéphane Fontaine
Editor: Ellie Johnson ♀ Ⓟ Ⓦ @ tenthree Ⓟ Ⓦ
Post Production: MPC Ⓟ Ⓦ
Colourist: Matthieu Toullet @ MPC Ⓟ Ⓦ
Sound Designer: Jack Sedgwick @ Wave Ⓟ Ⓦ

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