Scott Cudmore teams up with Holy Fuck to tell this slight reworking of a Biblical Epic.
Wintersleep 'Amerika' by Scott Cudmore
There's a lot happening in this short film by Scott Cudmore. A cinematic visual accompaniment to Wintersleep's Amerika is a multi-faceted vision of an all-too-close-to-home sociopolitical dystopia, with a weakening of the human condition and a biblical apocalypse colliding with one another in a disquieting and harrowing beauty.
The video deviates from a normal 'rock' video by favouring slower pacing and delivering a feeling of menace and foreboding from multiple isolated narrative perspectives.
The payoff is a gut-punching set of gorgeous visuals that demand you sit and watch for the entire length of nearly seven minutes. The final lines of dialogue damn near killed me...
|Production Company||Revolver Films|
|Production Coordinator||Katy Maravala|
|Production Coordinator||James Gilchrist|
|Director of Photography||Peter Hadfield|
|1st AC||Rico Moran|
|Art Director||Mark Martin|
|Assistant Art Director||Lisa Vanderwyk|
|Executive Producer||Richard Cureton|
|Executive Producer||Luc Frappier|
|Production Assistant||Charles Hutchings|
|Production Assistant||Scott Frettwell|
|Label||Dine Alone Records|
|Director's Rep (UK)||Lock It In|
|Other credits||Produced with the financial assistance of muchFACT (http://www.muchfact.ca)|
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