Cat Velez - 9th Nov 2015

Taken from Mads Damsgaard Kristiansen aka Reptile Youth’s latest EP Away, Arab Spring Break Part 1 & 2 is an extended track which has lended itself perfectly to what is effectively a lovely, pastel-washed short film by Daniel Kragh-Jacobsen. 

Captivating and bittersweet, the sensitivity Kragh-Jacobsen has with his characters results in an inspired, true-to-life piece of work. 

“I wanted to portray relationships," the director told Clash Music. "But this story is not only about relationships between lovers, it’s also about friendship. To me the dynamic in relationships is a very fragile thing, and it’s so interesting that it can change from positive to negative in a split second. And it’s fascinating that we can’t control it. I don’t have an answer to what is good and bad when you’re in a relationship. I simply wanted to try and portray feelings that I have experienced, and I believe others have as well.”


DirectorDaniel Kragh-Jacobsen
ManMads Damsgaard Kristiansen
WomanFanny Louise Bernth
Director of PhotographyJasper Spanning
1st ADVes Møller Jacobsen
Focus PullerMartin Samsøe
Focus PullerLukas Daugbjerg
SteadicamTorben Meldgaard Andersen
SteadicamAnders Holck
Production designerFranciska Zahle
StuntsAnders Nylander
Make-upMargrethe Yasmin Kristiansen
Executive ProducerThor Brammer Jacobsen
ProducerStine-Marie M. Nielsen
Production ManagerMads-August Grarup Hertz
2nd ADJulius von Kauffmann
EditorCarla Luffe
ColouristHannibal Lang
Sound designMathias Dehn
Post Production ManagerEmma Engberg
Post production companyCameo
Post production companyCPH

Cat Velez - 9th Nov 2015

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