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Luke Bather - 13th June 2017

Floating women, crucifixes and brutalism - there's a rich tapestry of imagery in Pedro Martin-Calero's newest clip for The Weeknd.

Martin-Calero's awesome minimalist visual sees The Weeknd and another man vie for the affections of the same woman as they all make their way through a huge, beautiful maze-like building. With deep blood-red decor cutting through the space, a series of silent observers, distorted mirrors and geometric shapes the clip has an almost Kubrickian sense of dread to it. No wonder some excitable commenters are seeing this as some kind of evidence of The Weeknd's affiliation with 'The Illuminati'.

Watch 'The Weeknd 'Secrets' by Pedro Martin-Calero' here

Credits

DirectorPedro Martin-Calero
Production CompanyColonel Blimp
Service CompanyAsymmetric Media
Executive ProducerPaul Weston
Head of Music VideoRichard Grewe
ProducerAmber Millington
Director of PhotographyOriol Barcelona
ProducerKaty Maravala
Production ManagerNicole Powell
Production designerJose Tirado
Stylist (Artist)Matthew Henson
WardrobeChad Burton
EditorBen Crook
ColouristEdwin Metternich
VFX SupervisorJorge Canada Escorihuela
VFXLewis Saunders
VFXSam Williams
VFXJuantxo Fernandez
VFXFederica Foresti
VFXDavid Jacobs

Luke Bather - 13th June 2017

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