Kristian Leth takes on 'Motion Picture'
Kristian Leth, son of Jorgen Leth, is giving new life to his father's classic, 'Motion Picture' (1970) - an experimental film conveying the elegance and mystery of movement exemplified by tennis player Torben Ulrich - by using his father's recordings to create a music video for the band, 'The Informations'.
Kristian: "The thought of using 'Motion Picture' was an instant idea which from the very beginning seemed completely logical. The music of 'The Informations' is both unpredictable and strangely hyper-aesthetic, and it was a gift to just open up the film and steal freely from it. Everything worked. For me, it was completely natural. I think the aesthetics and the rhythm is somehow in the family. It's the first film I've edited. It took about three hours, and the very same evening the film was online."
See the music video here