David Knight - 14th Mar 2014

The French directing duo J.A.C.K. travelled to the mountains of Vercors to make their impressively haunting video for Champs' St. Peters, about a man on the run, who cheats death, but not himself.

It starts with a deserter (played by Damien Bonnard) who gets lost in the forest, and dying with exhaustion - only to duplicate into a living body, to continue his journey. It turns out he has at least nine lives - but this way leads to madness...

It's a compelling story told in an epic landscape - and photographed by award-winning DoP Mathieu Plainfosse. It's also well suited to the haunting folk-rock of the Isle of Wight band of brothers Champs, whose debut album Down Like Gold is out on PIAS Recordings.

Credits

DirectorJ.A.C.K.
Production CompanyWanda Productions
ProducerCeline Roubaud
Director of PhotographyMathieu Plainfosse
Lead actorDamien Bonnard
StylistCécile Gacon
1st ADFabrice Jeandemange
Casting directorFreddy Schaefer
Camera operatorFabien Faure
2nd ADAnais Andreassian
PostMaxime Leturc
Post ProducerThomas Cornet
EditorDavid Poucet
ColouristDidier Le Fouest
Line ProducerMaxime Hervé
Location ManagerAnne Laboureau/Virginie Longue-Epee
CommissionerBen Bishop
LabelPIAS

David Knight - 14th Mar 2014

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