Step into the daydream of a young woman, as she stares at her flickering television. Do you feel the numbing heat of the room around you? Do you see the walls shrink as they drip into new colours?
Olefonken 'Quaaludes' by Thea Hvistendahl
Thea Hvistendahl's story of secret pleasures in suburban Oslo is a darkly humourous allegory on sexual mores. And it's also unusual in being less of a music video than it appears.
In this case, Norwegian band Olefonken, with the help of up and coming vocalist Ary, scored their track Quaaludes to the visuals, that were originally made for another band, but were then rejected for being too weird.
So we have Olefonken to thank for rescuing this wonderful (if somewhat controversial) film about an unconventional nuclear family. It certainly adds to the sense that Norway is the home for music videos that are bone-dry funny, bordering on the transgressive...
|Producer||Andrea Berentsen Ottmar|
|Production Company||Frokost Film|
|1st AD||Stian Tveiten|
|Director of Photography||Pål Ulvik Rokseth|
|Focus Puller||Philip Borgli|
|Art Director||Naomi Disch, Liz Grunwald|
|Grading company||Shortcut Norge|
|Lead actor||Nora Øien, Noah Figenschau, Mathias Calmeyer, Ines Prange|
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