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Son Lux 'The Fool You Need' by Jean-Paul Frenay
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.
|Production Company||Bang Bang Club|
|Production Manager||Luc Dechamps|
|Production Manager||Mariola Heslop|
|1st AD||David Oeyen|
|Director of Photography||François Starr|
|Focus Puller||Ryszard Karcz|
|Key Grip||Kurt Reybrouck|
|Art Director||Dominique Gauthier|
|Hair & Make-up||Marie Messien|
|Lead actor||Agostina D’alessandro De Olano, Alexandre Tissot|
|Other credits||Camera 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|
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