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Luke Bather - 13th Dec 2016

There's something weird happening in the Alaskan woods in Michael Ragen's video for Portugal. The Man.

A barrage of confusing, surreal, yet beautiful imagery of P.T.M.'s frontman John Gourley training in the forests of Alaska helps to enhance the detached sense of reality that the track conveys. The imagery flows at a hypnotic pace - with masses of bokeh and vivid colour intercut with nature and man's interruption thereof.

Also, actress/singer Mary Elizabeth Winstead shows up in a brief, unexpected cameo - never something to complain about.

Credits

DirectorMichael Ragen
ProducerRichard Hutchins
Director of PhotographyMichael Ragen
Focus PullerCary Gallagher
ColouristDarin Wooldridge
CommissionerDavid Saslow
LabelAtlantic Records
Other creditsFeaturing - Zoe Manville & Mary Elizabeth Winstead Headbanger - Padraic Moonson Magician- Levi Gourley MVP: Zachary Carothers

Luke Bather - 13th Dec 2016

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