David Knight - 11th Feb 2014

Metronomy have lured Michel Gondry out of 'music video retirement' in order to direct their video for Love Letters - the title track from the new album.

It's a one-shot too - but not a remarkably complicated one. This is really all about the relative simplicity of putting the band in different slightly daft settings courtesy of the pavilion in which they're performing, which is adorned with cartoony illustrations by Etienne Charry. 

It's not trying to be cool (which is cool) - and totally Gondry-esque in its dedication to in-camera VFX. A right charmer.     

Credits

DirectorMichel Gondry
Production CompanyPartizan
Executive ProducerZeynep Gizem De Loecker
ProducerKhalid Tahhar
Production CoordinatorShirley Monsarrat
Director of PhotographyChristophe Beaucarne
Production designerStéphane Rozenbaum
IllustratorEtienne Charry
StylistLiate Cohen
StylistFlorence Fontaine
Hair & Make-upCindy Bohnn
GafferJean-Pierre Lacroix
Location ManagerAllende Quinton
Post production companyRoyal Post
Post ProducerNathalie De Bernardinis
ProjectionsJulien Hery
ColouristJulien Hery
LabelBecause Music
CommissionerJane Third

David Knight - 11th Feb 2014

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