David Knight - 18th Apr 2018

Thor Brenne's video for Ina Wroldsen is a strikingly metaphorical retelling if a folk tale through dance.

In Norwegian folklore, The Nokken is a lethal water spirit who lures unsuspecing humans to their deaths. For Brenne's interpretation of Wroldsen's The Sea, it becomes one of a crew of bikers in a house overlooking the sea, whose twisting movements resemble a whirlpool, and drive the bikers to destruction.

• Premiere via Clash.

PRO Credits


DirectorThor Brenne
ProducerJonas Grimeland
Production CompanyCOMPULSORY
Executive ProducerKiran Mandla
Director of PhotographyTorbjørn Sundal Holen
Focus PullerCato Lauvli
GafferDaniel Berrum
WardrobeMichaela Sophia Vujovic
WardrobeHanne Arntzen
EditorKiran Mandla
Editing companyCOMPULSORY
ColouristOisín O'Driscoll
Grading companyThe Mill
Post production companyThe Mill
Post ProducerJo
VFXRebecca Kilcline Abbott
Lead actorEven Eileraas
Director's RepresentationCOMPULSORY
CommissionerElizabeth Doonan
LabelSony Music
Other creditsProduction Assistants: Sander Ophaug, Tobias Markus Willumsen Stian Woo.

David Knight - 18th Apr 2018

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