Sevdaliza 'Human' by Emmanuel Adjei

Sevdaliza 'Human' by Emmanuel Adjei

A hooded figure stalks the halls, beneath the watchful gaze of others in Emmanuel Adjei's haunting clip for Sevdaliza.

A simple, yet intense scenario unfolds here - co-devised by the artist and the director – which scratches at a human desire to stare and to be stared at. And has a brave and beautiful visual twist. 

Adjei invites us to follow a cloaked ghostlike figure gliding through the hallways of a mansion. But once the figure reaches a large open space, populated by men watching from a balcony above, the true form of the figure is revealed.

Excellent costume and visual effects give this a seductive and mythological feel. Watching it feels voyeuristic, invasive even. But you can't tear yourself away.

Credits

Director
Emmanuel Adjei
Producer
Linda Schager
Producer
Felicity Van Stroe
Production Company
Vigics
1st AD
Paul Zomerhuis
Director of Photography
Paul Özgür
Focus Puller
Rob Van Dam
2nd AC
Jeroen Zwart
Gaffer
Koen Van Bergen
Art Director
Jan Jasper Van Oord
Wardrobe
Lida Zantop
Make-up
Alina Stefan
Editor
Emmanuel Adjei
Editor
Marleen Ozgur
Colourist
Joppo @ De Grot
VFX
The Compound / Entity Custom Works
Director's Representation
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Script
Marleen Ozgur
Prod. Assistant
Renee Koopman
Steadicam
Nils Valkenborgh
Best Boy
Jeffrey Harmunanto
Stylist
Lois Van Galen Last
Nail Art
Lola Umarova

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