Promonews - 24th Aug 2018

Brothers Loral and Ronnel Raphael – aka Sons of Raphael – deliver a fully-fledged modern epic in the shape of new single A Nation of Bloodsuckers. The video, directed by Loral with cinematography by Manuel Alberto Claro (Melancholia, Nymphomaniac), invites us to inhabit multiple-overwhelming realities.

“Here is a refusal to see violence and tenderness as binary, but painfully and tightly interwoven - just like the God we worship who could be both a warrior as well as a nurturing mother," explain the brothers Raphael. "Exploring the paradox of human faith, Sons of Raphael give us an unusual invitation to break out of false self-hood, with a yearning for authenticity."

PRO Credits


WardrobeMatt King
DirectorLoral Raphael
Executive ProducerMary Calderwood
1st ADAndrew Potter
Director of PhotographyManuel Alberto Claro
Focus PullerMalte Hubner
2nd ACDarren Ladbury
GafferYan Murawaski
ProducerJoel Spencer
HairNatsumi Ebiko
Make-upAnete Salinieka
EditorSam Allen
Editing companySpeade
ColouristJack McGinity
Grading companyTime Based Arts
VFXMarkus Lundqvist
LabelBecause Music

Promonews - 24th Aug 2018

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