Rob Ulitski - 13th Jan 2021

BRTHR direct a ferociously glamorous video for Chemtrails Over the Country Club, the title track of Lana Del Rey's new album. 

The director duo - Alex Lee and Kyle Wightman - are well known for their hyperstylised aesthetic, full of vibrant colours, vintage effects and experimental camera movement. There's plenty of that here, but it never overwhelms the poignancy of the melancholic narrative. 

The concept features a group of women - Del Rey included - whose lives we view with the contrast of night and day; refined poolside elegance vs their primal, unleashed selves.

The frenetic visuals aren't the most immediately obvious pairing to the artist's haunting soundscapes, but the risk has paid off - the resulting project is endlessly watchable and all-consuming in the best way. 

PRO Credits


ProducerLuigi Rossi
Production CompanyRiff Raff Films
Executive ProducerTom Berendson
Production SupervisorSamuel Miller
1st ADKenneth Taylor
Director of PhotographyChristopher Ripley
GafferMathias Peralta
Key GripLuke Pool
Art DirectorBrittany Porter
StylistChanel Gibbons
SFX Make-upMalina Stearns
ColouristAubrey Woodiwiss
Grading companyCarbon Vfx
VFXCameo Fx
VFX SupervisorSergii Mashevskyi
CommissionerSemera Khan
LabelPolydor Records
Other creditsProduction Coordinator: Magen Young Colour EP: Laurie Adrianopoli Colour Producer: Dan Butler

Rob Ulitski - 13th Jan 2021

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