Local 706 - The Artisan

Winter 2016

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36 I was excited to be asked to be hair designer/department head hair on the movie Love & Mercy, directed by Bill Pohlad. I had three weeks to do the prep and camera tests for all the characters in both sections of the fi lm. We shot all of the early life of Brian "Past" with Paul Dano in the fi rst four weeks, and went on to shoot the second half of Brian "Future" with John Cusack for the next three weeks. There was a large cast for the fi rst section of the movie which included Brian Wilson, the Beach Boys, his fam- ily, friends and other musicians including the famous Wrecking Crew, in the actual recording studios in Hollywood where the Beach Boys recorded from 1964 to the 1970s. We were fortu- nate to have photos and genuine footage from the period so as to establish the authenticity of both the principals and back- B Y M A R T I N S A M U E L D E P A R T M E N T H E A D H A I R

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