Elbow's dark descent
Henry Oliver blends monochromatic live-action with stunning VFX in his music video for the English rock band’s track, Lovers’ Leap.
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Through striking, high-contrast monochrome photography, the film sees a man and a woman race towards each other, embrace, and free fall through a dreamlike, Escheresque landscape.
Surreal landscapes, esoteric imagery, and live-action footage laced with VFX merge to culminate in a dark, dreamy and symbolic interpretation of the track’s ominous lyrics.