David Knight - 12th Mar 2013

While Foals perform in an Eastern European hotel bar, life goes on in the rooms upstairs in Nabil Elderkin's gripping video for Late Night. In fact, the brass tacks of human existence are played out in this intense, unflinching, highly cinematic work - a couple make love, a woman gives birth and an auto-erotic suicide happen simultaneously, within a few feet of each other...

It was shot in Bucharest, Romania, as was Nabil's previously released video, for The Weeknd (although it was actually shot before that video). This is more visceral and less psychological than some of his other recent work, but with his handling of narrative becoming more adroit with each outing, no wonder Hollywood is now beckoning for Nabil...

Watch 'Foals 'Late Night' by Nabil' here

Credits

DirectorNabil
ProducerLiz Kessler
Production CompanyAcademy/A+
Director of PhotographyMatyas Erdely
EditorIsaac Hagy
Production designerCarmen Dima
ColouristThe Mill
PostThe Mill London
Post ProducerLuis Martin
2D AnimatorJoe Tang
CommissionerTara Richardson
ColouristAubrey Woodiwiss

David Knight - 12th Mar 2013

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