Robert Pattinson (David Bowie & Mickey Rourke – Shining Star)

In 2013, Robert Pattinson appeared in a series of advertisements for Christian Dior, directed by Romain Gavras, son of legendary filmmaker Costa-Gavras and director of music videos such as Kanye West, Frank Ocean & Jay Z’s “No Church in the Wild.” In January 2016, I (Teriek Williams) re-edited those collection of short ads into a music video of sorts, set to the song “Shining Star (Makin’ My Love),” a deep cut from the late David Bowie’s 1987 album Never Let Me Down. The song features a surprise guest “rap” by Academy Award-nominee Mickey Rourke.

Here is the video I edited:

Here are the ads from which the video was made:

VIDEO CREDIT:
Dior Homme Parfum – Uncensored Official Director’s Cut
Clips: “The Beach,” “The Pool,” “The Elevator,” “The Piano” & “The Bedroom”
Directed by Romain Gavras
For Christian Dior
Original version available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTbG1hG2AFA
More on: http://www.diorhommeparfums.com

SONG CREDIT:
“Shining Star (Makin’ My Love)” [Original Vinyl Mix/Edit]
Written/performed by David Bowie
Rap vocals by Mickey Rourke
Originally from Bowie’s 1987 album Never Let Me Down
Available on iTunes
Check out Bowie’s latest albums The Next Day (2013) & Blackstar (2016).

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