David Knight - 23rd May 2019

This is a problematic and disturbing video for Heavyweight Records' newest recruits Sludge by Norwegian director Kenneth Karlstad.

We are introduced to Sludge as the leader of an Eastern Europe Cold War-esque extremist gang – complete with skinhead rituals and a very suspect lemonade drink – whose mission is to control and manipulate his disciples with his music. Trouble is, despite obvious comedic elements, there is really no way of knowing that isn't the real Sludge.

With the worrying rise of the Far Right across Europe, seems like a strange choice for subject matter for a proper music video.

PRO Credits

Credits

GafferAlexander Trenev
DirectorKenneth Karlstad
Executive ProducerKatie Lambert
Production ManagerKristin Arakchieva
1st ADEdis Seliminski
Director of PhotographyChristian Engelsen
Focus PullerMihail Kotev
2nd ACLiudmil Donchev
ProducerDominik Danielewicz
Art DirectorPoli Venkova
WardrobeSergei Yordanov
Make-upGergana Batanova
EditorKenneth Karlstad
ColouristJulien Alary
Director's RepresentationHands London
Executive ProducerMartha McGuirk
Other creditsLine Producer: Alexander Kenanov Loader: Boreto Zlatanov CAST Man In House : Mladelin Dimitrov Official 1: Anthony Davidov Official 2: Dimitar Dimitrov Gang Members: Nadelin Naidenov, Svilena Nikolova, Klementina Ilieva, Kristiyan Levchev, Vesselin, Martin Zhelev, Borislav Doganov And Denis Iliev

David Knight - 23rd May 2019

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