The XX 'Fiction' by Young Replicant
The XX band member Oliver Sim takes the lead in this second promo for the band from Young Replicant, putting in a strong and mysterious performance in this noir film, set in a spectacular West Coast property.
Alex Takacs - aka Young Replicant – has previously been noted for his canny use of special effects or special scenery. And in his video for The XX's Chained he had Oliver and Romy submerged in a lido in Cornwall. But here it's about establishing a delicate, heightened dead-of-night atmosphere in this fine-looking video that perfectly suits the band's love of monochrome.
And Alex explains the video, and how he intended it to be a "Borgesian dream quest - a blurring of what's real and what's imagined", in an interview on Noisey.
|Executive Producer||Laura Tunstall|
|Production Coordinator||Alexis Celic|
|Director of Photography||Chayse Irvin|
|Production designer||Jordan Hawkins|
|Production Company||Pulse Films|
A relationship falling apart is at the core of Young Replicant’s video for Bonobo’s First Fires, featuring Grey Reverend on vocals.
A gorgeously-shot video for The XX’s Chained – second single from the new album Coexist – by super-talented young director Young Replicant, sees the band surprisingly reconfigured …
Following her global smash Royals, New Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde hires Young Replicant to interpret a dream she had of 'teenagers in their own world - a world of hierarchies and …
Young Replicant rounds off his visual trilogy for Sam Dew, with the intriguing promo for DJ.
Greatcoat Films have officially announced the signing of BAFTA-winning filmmaker Georgina …
Italian director Giulia Mucci, creator of comic-horror shorts The Exorsink and DECREPITO, has …
A new online platform has launched called Scouty, offering a new way to discover and book film and …
Having worked with some of the most exciting new artists, including Berwyn, Arlo Parks, Fred …
Agile Films have announced the signing of Dumas Haddad to their directors roster for music videos …
Wendy Morgan, director of award-winning music videos for the likes of Alicia Keys and Janelle …