GINKGO

BILOBA

RONE.

carte blanche given by Rone in 2020

carte blanche given by Rone in 2020

to make the first music video of his sixth album 'Room With A View'

 

EXPLORE THE MAKING

To tanspose GINKGO BILOBA to the screen, RONE wanted to thwart the joyful harmony of his musical arrangement in order to create a raw but nonetheless hopeful counterpoint, like the bestial kinematics that seduced him in my short film FIST (PRENDS MON POING in French). I found inspiration instantly and wove my creative thinking to shape a hybrid tale in which narrative dreaminess would be counterbalanced by formal radicalism.

In this whimsical dystopia tinged with anticipation, sensuality and excess come together in tune. And where Nature overwhelms Humanity, the figure of Youth (embodied by the Child) symbolizes the hope of a renewal to come. Until then lost, souls of the three Sacrificed finally leave (over-)consumption and the dilapidated remains to better reincarnate within the heart of Earth. The story thus ends with an optimistic epilogue where (re-)Birth invites to awaken consciences.

This film was tedious to produce because of the particularly unfavorable context for its conception. The team shot in February 2020, at the start of Covid-19 pandemic. A bad timing which unfortunately curbed the project due to the drastic security measures taken by then. Luckily we wrapped up the shoot on time although the following post-production was clearly shaken since cobbled remotely at home with makeshift means (a configuration far from our initial filmmaking ambition...).

FREEZE THE FRAME

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WATCH THE FILM

 
 
 

MEET THE TEAM BEHIND

MUSIC COMPOSER
RECORD LABEL

FILM AUTHOR-DIRECTOR

PRODUCTION COMPANY
1ST ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
SCRIPT SUPERVISOR
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
SOUND ENGINEER

HEAD DECORATOR
COSTUME SUPERVISOR
MAKE-UP ARTIST

EDITORS

SOUND EDITOR
COLORIST
CREDITS DESIGNER

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sarah al atassi
la main productions
vivien ferrand
juliette moreau

evgenia alexandrova
hugo deguillard
pauline doublier
avril lecocq
fiona rossini
sarah al atassi + leïla rannou

lucien richardson
vincent amor
kako al san

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