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David Knight - 17th Apr 2014

Coming shortly after his version of a performance video for Editors, Joe Vanhouttteghem is now spoiling us. Here's his new video for Belgian outfit Triggerfinger – and he's treading new ground here too.

The video for Perfect Match sees Joe's take on the sex comedy. Which means a whole new level of slightly unsettling reality-suspension and weirdness has been added. 

What's going on? That's not so easy to explain. It's a fastmoving story of partner-swapping in the holiday homes and chalets of a coastal town - with a bit of noir thriller thrown in - almost entirely viewed from the interior of a car that drives itself. Ruben De Block, the singer of the band, appears in the back of the car - sometimes.

"If you can figure out the story of Perfect Match, do tell us," say Czar, Joe's production company. That might be asking a bit too much, but its very entertaining nonetheless.

Credits

DirectorJoe Vanhoutteghem
Director of PhotographyLieven Van Baelen
Executive ProducerEurydice Gysel
ProducerMatthias Schellens
EditorKristof Van Den Bergh
EditorMartin Leroy
Post production companyMoxy
SoundCobra

David Knight - 17th Apr 2014

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