Lassamie Prasimay - 22nd Aug 2018

Tunisian singer Emel Mathlouthi, who is best known for her protest songs Ya Tounes Ya Meskina ('Poor Tunisia') and Kelmti Horra ('My Word is Free') – which both became anthems for the Tunisian Revolution – is enveloped in surreal landscapes of living material, colours and textures, providing a visually striking performance of her latest cri de coeur, Kaddesh ('How Many').  

Directed by Marion Petegnief and Sami Battikh, the scenes were created by combining three striking performance set-ups, spliced together with handcrafted VFX executed by the Chemical Bouillon collective. It climaxes with a bloody visual metaphor to drive home the message of the song.

Credits

DirectorMarion Petegnief / Sami Battikh
ProducerLittle Human Records
Production CompanySourdoreille Production
Production ManagerErvin Le Goaziou
Director of PhotographyRomain Prouveur
Focus PullerThomas Biso
GafferThais Beaufils
Art DirectorMarion Petegnief
WardrobeMarwa Chtioui / Eleonore Stoll
Make-upEmily Baudry
EditorPaul Marquis
ColouristFlorian Jarry
VFXChemical Bouillon - Valère Amirault / Antoine Delach
Lead actorEmel Mathlouthi / Elodie Paul / Lorenz Jack Chaillat / Julien Deransky / Jeremy Landes / Adrien Martins
LabelLittle Human Records
Other creditsKey Grip : Julien LOFERON Production Designer : Marion THIBAUT Assistant Designer : Gabrielle LISSOT / Julie NOBELEN Location Manager : Charles BRETON Production Administrator : Justine BOUVET Editorial Coordinator: Romain BOURCEAU

Lassamie Prasimay - 22nd Aug 2018

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