David Knight - 15th Mar 2019

Anthony Byrne's intense video for Hozier draws us into the depths of a bizarre and disfunctional relationship, that takes place at a eery Gothic dinner party.

With a very creepy leading man (played by Hozier himself) having psychological control over his female dinner guest, a cycle of obsessive love, control and hysteria plays out - with a gruesome, fiery climax.

It's a mesmerising psychological drama, with elements of dance, in which the tension between the pair is ratcheted up in Chris Roebuck's masterly edit.

Credits

WardrobeHannah Hopkins
DirectorAnthony Byrne
Production CompanyMy Accomplice
Executive ProducerJess Wylie
Production ManagerEllie Phipps
1st ADMark McPadden
Director of PhotographySi Bell
Focus PullerLeighton Spence
2nd ACRoland Phillips
GafferOllie Whickman
Art DirectorRuth Crawford
ProducerFred Bonham Carter
HairNarad Kutowaroo
Make-upNathalie Eleni
EditorChris Roebuck
Editing companyTenthree Editing
ColouristSimone Grattarola
Grading companyTimes Based Arts
Post production companyTime Based Arts
Post ProducerSean Ewins
Lead actorAnya Taylor-joy
LabelRubyworks

David Knight - 15th Mar 2019

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