Cat Velez - 7th Aug 2015

Autre Ne Veut's video for World War Pt. 2 sees the singer Arthur Ashin carrying a terribly heavy burden.

The video is a nightmarish vision from the mind of Allie Avital, that sees the singer perform in different spaces inside of an airy, modern home... But with a nude, feral woman latched onto him that is clearly here to stay. Read about what inspired the video's unsettling aesthetic below.

ALLIE AVITAL:

"Visually, we took our inspiration from Michael Haneke films such as Funny Games and Amour, in which the horrific and the grotesque emerges from mundane, sunlit environments.

"Working with Arthur was incredible because he's such a brave artist. Our aesthetic sensibilities are closely aligned and it was a real opportunity to explore some of the more abject and "difficult" territories of filmmaking. It's rare that an artist is not only willing to go there with you but is excited about it."

PRO Credits

Credits

DirectorAllie Avital
ProducerAndrew Krasniak
1st ADYori Tondrowski
Director of PhotographyKate Arizmendi
Art DirectorEmma Rose Mead
Make-upJeremy Selenfriend
EditorAllie Avital
ColouristJaime O'Bradovich
Grading companyCompany 3
VFXMilton Ladd
Lead actorMacy Sullivan
LabelDowntown Records

Cat Velez - 7th Aug 2015

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