David Knight - 23rd Nov 2012

Jonas Åkerlund directs the video for The Rolling Stones' Doom And Gloom – their 50th anniversary track – featuring Swedish actress Noomi Rapace – and it's classic Jonas: no-holds-barred, yet peerlessly slick visuals from the director who puts the glam back into rock. The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo star is definitely the star of the show here – the muse for Akerlund's satirical take on the lyrics, from WW2 bomber pilot to homeless waif to (half-naked) rock chick to Mick Jagger replacement – and smoking a hell of a lot and eating til her head explodes... The Stones largely play second-fiddle to Noomi's blistering, multi-faceted performance – but of course still look suitably iconic in their cragginess. Even the song ain't that bad - or at least it doesn't sound like it when you're watching this. It rocks. Rolling Stones Doom and Gloom (Polydor) Director: Jonas Akerlund Producer: Svana Gisla Production Company: Black Dog Films Lead Actress: Noomi Rapace DoP: Pär Ekberg Paris Line Producer: Michel Moniot for 75 Paris Production Designer: Eddy Penot Stylist: Susie Coulthard Hair & Make Up Artist: Darren Evans Second Unit Director: Adam Powell Camera Operator: Todd Heater 1st Assistant Director: Andrew Coffing Production Assistant: Lianne Dauban Offline editor: Luis Moreno at Jump NY Telecine: Pana at Uncle Berlin Online: Manic NY Post Production Producer: Alexandra Leal Graphics: Trunk Animation Animation: Unit London Audio and sound design: Mattias Eklund at Chimney Pot Stockholm Stock footage supervisor: Sara Garcia Anderson Commissioner: Semera Khan Watch: Quicktime movie

Credits

1st ADAndrew Coffing
DirectorJonas Akerlund
Director of PhotographyPar Ekberg
Production designerEddy Penot
StylistSusie Coulthard
2nd unit directorAdam Powell
ProducerSvana Gisla
Production AssistantLianne Dauban
OfflineLuis Moreno
ColouristPana
OnlineManic NY
Post ProducerAlexandra Leal
CommissionerSemera Khan

David Knight - 23rd Nov 2012

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