Bastille 'Blame' by Elliott Sellers

Bastille 'Blame' by Elliott Sellers

Rule of thumb: if you're watching something that begins with a quote from Friedrich Nietzsche, it's probably not gonna be a comedy.

Elliott Sellers' video for Bastille is, however, a huge dollop of nightmarish, real-world surrealism set in the throes of a mysterious cult. People from all walks of life come together to kiss a pair of disembodied lips that emerge from a bowl of water. It gives them life, and they become euphoric. It's unsettling in its conviction to the mania surrounding these lips, and the ultra-wide shots that distort everything not in the centre serve to enhance this bizarre, warped cinematic world.

Credits

Director
Elliott Sellers
Production Company
Doomsday EntertainmentDoomsday Entertainment website
Producer
Kourtney Gleason
Director of Photography
Elliott Sellers
Editor
Elliott Sellers
Production designer
Sallie Falls

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