Director and choreopgraphy Blanca Li with Tilda Swinton and the dancers from the Blanca Li Dance Company : Slate Hemedi, Alexandra Jezouin, Julien Gaillac, Joseph Gebrael
Special thanks to Nick Cave for the music Love Letter Creative director Jerry Stafford Wardrobe Susan Lu Hair Nounzio Carbone Makeup Karim Rahman
Set Studio Calentito 134
Production company UTURN Première Heure executive producer Elisabeth Fabri editor Mario Battistel color garding Sylvain Canaux Post production Saint Louis / Première Heure - Louis Arcelin
Coordination Christine Bergstrom
Love Letter performed by Nick Cave and the bad seeds written by Nick Cave published by Mute Songs Ltd courtesy of Mute Records Ltd/ BMG rights management Thank you to all the people that made this film possible Richard Cross / Association Les Amis d'Iccarre / Maria Cornejo (ZERO collection) Lina Audi (LIWAN collection) / Studio Calentito 134, Hamilton Hodell, Catherine Miran, Haley Lim, Atelier 68, BMG Company, St Louis Post House, Schmooze.
You probably aren’t aware of ICCARRE and Dr Leibowich, the French immunologist at the forefront of a series of trials looking at the effects of reducing HIV medication in the treatment of patients. In English, the name ICCARRE translates as “taken in short cycles, anti-retrovirals remain effective.” During two clinical trials involving 94 patients taking the standard “triple cocktail” combination of drugs, seven days a week, Dr Leibowitch reduced their treatment plan to just four days a week with 100% success rate. The relief of both the psychological and the physical consequences of daily medication is immeasurable.
I hold this letter in my hand A plea, a petition, a kind of prayer I hope it does as I have planned Losing her again is more than I can bear I kiss the cold, white envelope I press my lips against her name Two hundred words. We live in hope The sky hangs heavy with rain
Love Letter Love Letter Go get her Go get her Love Letter Love Letter Go tell her Go tell her
A wicked wind whips up the hill A handful of hopeful words I love her and I always will The sky is ready to burst Said something I did not mean to say Said something I did not mean to say Said something I did not mean to say It all came out the wrong way
Love Letter Love letter Go get her Go get her Love Letter Love letter Go tell her Go tell her
Rain your kisses down upon me Rain your kisses down in storms And for all who'll come before me In your slowly fading forms I'm going out of my mind Will leave me standing in The rain with a letter and a prayer Whispered on the wind Come back to me Come back to me O baby please come back to me
The Birthday Party (originally known as The Boys Next Door) were an Australian post-punk band, active from 1978 to 1983. Despite limited commercial success, The Birthday Party's influence has been far-reaching, and they have been called "one of the darkest and most challenging post-punk groups to emerge in the early '80s." The group's "bleak and noisy soundscapes," which drew irreverently on blues, free jazz, and rockabilly, provided the setting for vocalist Nick Cave's disturbing tales of violence and perversion. Their music has been described by critic Simon Reynolds as gothic, and their single "Release the Bats" was particularly influential on the emerging gothic scene.
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - One More Time With Feeling - Steve McQueen (Official Video) // OUT NOW 'One More Time With Feeling on DVD, Blu-Ray, 3D Blu-Ray and Digital | New album Skeleton Tree - http://smarturl.it/NCATBSwebsite
Pablo Clements and James Griffith of UNKLE have a side project called Toydrum. On their new remix album 'My Eye On You (To Reinvision)', they enlisted “friends, peers and people we love to work with” to reimagine songs from their albums 'Distant Focus Vol. 1' and 'Evangelist'. Two of those peers are Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, who have delivered their rework of Toydrum’s “I've Got a Future,” featuring the late singer-songwriter Gavin Clark.
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds' sixteenth studio album, Skeleton Tree, will be released globally on vinyl, CD and across all digital platforms on 9th September 2016.
The first opportunity anyone will have to hear any of the songs from the album will be to watch feature film One More Time With Feeling, directed by Andrew Dominik (Chopper, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Killing Them Softly). The film has been officially selected to world premiere at the 2016 Venice Film Festival and will screen in more than 800 cinemas across the world (including UCI in Portugal) on 8th September 2016, immediately prior to the release of Skeleton Tree the following day.
Este texto é longo e muito, muito variado. Gente de todo os cantos do mundo (é redondo, eu sei) foi desafiada pelo casal maravilha Neil Gaiman e Amanda Palmer: "Writers, activists and public figures from around the world respond to NS guest editors Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer’s request to reveal the thoughts they leave unspoken."
Mas o Nick Cave, o Nick Cave eu não resisto a citar, sucinto e direto ao assunto:
The lovely thing about the unsayable is that it is unsaid. As soon as it is said, it is sayable and loses all its mystery and ambiguity. Art exists so that the unsayable can be said without having to actually say it. We cloud it in secrecy and obfuscation. The mind is free to roam and all things can be imagined, under the cover of darkness. How nice that is. The unsayable. How tired we are of having things explained to us. Having things said. How nice it is, when people just shut the fuck up.