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David Knight - 26th Apr 2018

Jean-Paul Frenay has a created a brilliantly visceral work in his second video for Son Lux - an unconventional dance piece that features a male and female protagonist both battling against unlikely primal forces.

Set in a hotel corridor worthy of a Coen Brothers movie, these two unusual humans emerge fully formed from birth sacs on each end of the corridor, to face elemental rain, fire and fierce winds. It's an ostensibly bizarre scenario that's immediately gripping, and increasingly involving on an emotional level, as the pair strain to find strength by coming together.

This is a terrific work of direction, including excellent VFX, by Frenay, who also directed the ambitious portmanteau-style video for Son Lux's Cage Of Bones in 2016.


DirectorJean-Paul Frenay
ProducerGeoffroy Rouffiange
Production CompanyBang Bang Club
Production ManagerMariola Heslop
1st ADDavid Oeyen
Director of PhotographyFrançois Starr
Focus PullerRyszard Karcz
GafferGeorge Bulterys
Key GripKurt Reybrouck
Art DirectorDominique Gauthier
Hair & Make-upMarie Messien
EditorMartin Leroy
ColouristJean-Paul Frenay
VFXJean-Paul Frenay
Lead actorAgostina D’alessandro De Olano, Alexandre Tissot
CommissionerSon Lux
LabelCity Slang
Production ManagerLuc Dechamps
Other creditsCamera Operator (Phantom) : Jean-Paul Frenay Data Manager / Phantom Technician : Adrien Lengrand Lighting Technicians : Denis Liegeois, Abdel Mouhssin, Marco Vieira Apprentice Lighting Technician Trainee : Dimitri Graur Special Effects : Thomas Desmet, Arne Normon Assistant Art Director : José Abascal, Thomas Vasquez Set Builder: Christophe Van Copenolle Painter : Eloi Weis Ripper : Arthur Lauwers , Alexis Vandenplas Make Up / SFX Props : Marie Messien Make Up Assistant : Valérie Locatelli Catering : Mauro Desogus Casting : Ludivine Meulemans

David Knight - 26th Apr 2018

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