There are companies which advertise and then there are those which create stories which tell the tale of their products. The folks at Johnnie Walker clearly are among the latter, as their new campaign has been crafted with as much care as their whisky.
In The Gentleman’s Wager series of short films, Jude Law and Giancarlo Giannini play a pair of rich playboys who would rather challenge each other than buy and sell their belongings. Celebrated Chinese actress and director Zhao Wei plays the intriguing female interest.
The wonderful first episode involves a boat. Lovely, but not what we’re all about at Driven Wheels. Part two on the other hand features a stunning Thirties era Delahaye 135MS race car, of the type that won the Monte Carlo rally in 1937 and Le Mans in ’38.
This is the tale of competition, road trips and chivalry all rolled up in an 11 minute film. Pour yourself a scotch and enjoy!