The A13 is difficult to love. The noisy strip of concrete and tarmac starts out as Commercial Road, running through Poplar, Beckton, Barking and onwards through the Essex marshes to Shoeburyness. Rayna Nadeem and Stuart Shahid Bamforth of Dekko Productions put together this short film, which looks at the hidden histories and characters who live or work along the A road. The washed out palette and post-industrial panoramas contrast with the upbeat stories the film-makers elicit from their subjects. Oh, and watch out for the rather brilliant Sopranos homage.
A13: Road Movie
Last Updated 19 October 2013