Shura 'Religion (U Can Lay Your Hands On Me)' by Chloé Wallace
Ever seen a nun vogue in a swimming pool? You can in Chloe Wallace’s new video for Shura - the British singer’s second collaboration with CANADA.
Pairing sex and Catholicism is the birthright of music videos, and CANADA make a habit of it. But you won’t have seen nuns this blue since Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle. Shura plays a female clergyman in a convent where smoking and dancing are permitted, and love is the order of the day.
There’s some great casting here, especially in Latoya Edwards, who has a rare magnetic presence. But arguably, the true star of this video is Shura’s spectacular hat, a white galero befitting of a young pope. Thanks to this, some gorgeous compositions, and delicate Picnic at Hanging Rock costume design by Katharina Windemuth, sacrilege has never looked this cute. It’s a real home nun.
“For centuries we have been told by different faiths what is right, what is allowed… but here the leader is a woman, and the women are encouraged to love each other,” director Chloé Wallace explains. “We wanted to make a world of sexiness without being exploitative.”
|Executive Producer||Oscar Romagosa|
|Head Of Production||Alba Barneda|
|Director of Photography||Jack Kendrick|
|2nd AC||Cheryl Wong|
|Art Director||Kendra Eaves|
|Wardrobe||Claudia Torres Rondón|
|1st AD||Cecilia Delgado|
|Focus Puller||Shao Min Chew Chia|
|Editing company||The Whitehouse|
|Post Producer||Álvaro Posadas|
|Casting director||Kate Antognini|
|Other credits||Line Producer: Mathew Kim, Molly Gillis Costume Designer: Katharina Windemuth Associate Costume Designer: Heather Cameron Freedman Graphic Designer: Albert Romagosa Still Photo: Esteban Chacin Production Coordinator: Ellpetha Tsivicos Production Assistant: Camilo Quiroz-Vazquez, Felix Eason, Niklas Möller, Z Ambramowitz Swing: Alex Hass, Danyal Niazi, John Zeng Art Assistant: Alex Baird Shura's Hat Designer: Eric Javits Post Production Coordinator: Maria M Campomanes @CANADA|
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