Aside from the lovely camera work and black and white sheen, the striking thing about this video for French singer-songwriter Christine and the Queens is the excellent acting. Then something …
Jabberwocky 'Photomaton' by Pain Surprises
Pain Surprises are a French collective of producers, writers, filmmakers, musicians and designers that have worked on commercials, club-nights (featuring some pretty unusual acts), records and music videos. It's safe to say that they are a pretty eclectic bunch!
This video is pulls together some gritty undertones with some Escher-esque visuals to tell the story of a prostitute and her nefarious accomplice. The interesting narrative here twists the timeline over itself in several places and there's some excellent work from hair, wardrobe and make-up as our lady of the night appears in a number of different fantasies for a range of doomed men.
|Production Company||Henry de Czar|
|Producer||Amandine Le Drappier|
|Line Producer||Stan Bertin|
|Production designer||Marine Juy|
|Director of Photography||Bruno Martin|
|1st AD||Charlotte de Givry|
|Set design||Nicolas Lauffenburger|
|Set design||Alexandre Gain|
|Other credits||Cast: Katya Lafita, Tristan Delus, Pascal Neyron, Alexandre Cattez, David Launay Special thanks to: Les Jabberwocky, Le Point G, Felix de Givry, Etienne Piketty, Anthonny Venragallo, Oh Jude, Thomas Smith, Jacques Auberger , Reno Barrat, Benjamin Sahuc, Alex&Emma.|
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