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Coldplay 'Magic' by Jonas Akerlund

Jimmy Brown - 8th Apr 2014

Jonas Akerlund recreates the silent movie age in this very cute promo for Coldplay's Magic. 

Akerlund's video is set in a circus tent (in the foreground of what looks like downtown LA) with Chris Martin playing both goodie and baddie and Crouching Tiger actress Zhang Ziyi as the knife-thrower.

Chris then sets to work on his magic skills to lure Zhang away from her evil pantomime-like lover...

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  • Rock
  • Pop

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Credits

Production/Creative

Director
Jonas Akerlund
Producer
Svana Gisla
Producer
Scott Purrouy
Production Company
Executive Producer
Phil Harvey
Executive Producer
Dave Holmes

Camera

Director of Photography
Par Ekberg

Art

Production designer
Emma Fairley

Wardrobe

Stylist
B. Åkerlund

Casting

Lead actor
Zhang Ziyi
Lead actor
Chris Martin

Editorial

Editor
Luis Moreno
Editor
Jonas Akerlund

Grading

Colourist
Pana at NHB Berlin

Commission

Commissioner
Stefan Demetriou
Commissioner
Sam Seager
Label
Parlophone

Misc

Sound design
Weston Fonger

Other credits

Graphics

Robin Olofsson

Finishing House

Poetica NYC

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