BLEU TONNERRE "Hepta Brontai" | Music Video
The music video for Bleu Tonnerre’s “Hepa Brontai” is a stunning and haunting visual journey that immerses the viewer in the surreal and otherworldly atmosphere of Faust (1926). Drawing on lyrics from the Book of Revelation (sung in Greek), the video creates a sense of foreboding and apocalyptic dread that perfectly complements the band’s powerful and evocative music.
The video makes use of footage from the 1926 film Faust, creating a connection between the band’s music and the classic story of a man’s descent into darkness and his eventual pact with the devil. The black and white footage adds to the eerie and unsettling tone of the video, creating a sense of timelessness and mystery that draws the viewer in.
As the music begins, the video takes us on a journey through a world of terrifying and awe-inspiring imagery. We see fiery skies, thunderstorms, and strange, otherworldly landscapes that seem to be ripped from the pages of the Book of Revelation.
As the song progresses, we see glimpses of biblical figures such as angels and demons, as well as scenes of destruction and chaos. The music’s driving beat and haunting melody create a sense of urgency and impending doom, making the viewer feel as though they are witnessing the end of the world.
The footage from “Faust” becomes increasingly surreal and abstract as the song reaches its climax, with images of swirling smoke, cascading waterfalls, and shifting landscapes creating a sense of disorientation and awe. The final shot is a close-up of Mephisto eerily turning his head slowly towards the camera, as the music fades to silence.
Overall, the music video for “Hepa Brontai” is a masterful and mesmerizing interpretation of Bleu Tonnerre’s intense and prophetic music. Combining imagery from the Book of Revelation and the classic film “Faust,” the video creates a sense of mystery and wonder that will stay with viewers long after the final notes have faded away.
Music Video Info
Audio streaming, downloads, info : https://www.linktr.ee/BleuTonnerre
Σφράγισον ἃ ἐλάλησαν αἱ ἑπτὰ βρονταί,
καὶ μὴ αὐτὰ γράψῃς
Καὶ ὁ ἄγγελος, ὃν εἶδον ἑστῶτα
ἐπὶ τῆς θαλάσσης καὶ ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς,
ἦρεν τὴν χεῖρα αὐτοῦ τὴν δεξιὰν εἰς τὸν οὐρανόν,
καὶ ὤμοσεν ἐν τῷ ζῶντι εἰς τοὺς αἰῶνας τῶν αἰώνων,
Σφράγισον ἃ ἐλάλησαν αἱ ἑπτὰ βρονταί,
αἰῶνας τῶν αἰώνων,
Καὶ ἡ φωνὴ ἣν ἤκουσα ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ,
πάλιν λαλοῦσαν μετ’ ἐμοῦ καὶ λέγουσαν
Ὕπαγε λάβε τὸ βιβλίον
τὸ ἠνεῳγμένον ἐν τῇ χειρὶ τοῦ ἀγγέλου
– Music : Sébastien Jose Dos-Santos
– Lyrics : excerpts from the Book of Revelation
– All instruments : Sébastien Jose Dos-Santos
– Additional guitar solo : Julien “Birdy” Messina
– Vocals : Sébastien Jose Dos-Santos, AleX InTheSky, Daniel Gwizdek, Mathias Boudou, Julien “Birdy” Messina
– Audio mastering : Benjamin Joubert at Biduloscope
– Movie source : “Faust – Eine deutsche Volkssage” by Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau
– Movie restoration and upscaling : moonflix www.moonflix.com
– Video editing : Sébastien Jose Dos-Santos
– Thanks : moonflix, Stéphane & Julie @ Karst, Romain Champiot, everyone involved
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Ἡ χάρις τοῦ κυρίου Ἰησοῦ μετὰ πάντων
Original release date:
December 25, 2022
moonflix Film Restoration
The 1926 film Faust is a cinematic masterpiece that has captivated audiences for nearly a century. However, the ravages of time and neglect have taken their toll on the film, leaving it in desperate need of restoration.
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About Faust (1926)
Faust is a classic German silent film directed by the legendary filmmaker F.W. Murnau. Released in 1926, this epic film is based on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s famous play “Faust” and has since become a cinematic masterpiece.
The film tells the story of an elderly alchemist and scholar named Faust who becomes disillusioned with his life and seeks to make a deal with the devil to regain his youth and experience new pleasures. In exchange, Faust must surrender his soul to the devil.
The film’s stunning visuals and use of special effects make it a groundbreaking achievement in cinema history. Murnau’s innovative use of camera angles, lighting, and shadows creates a haunting atmosphere that perfectly captures the film’s themes of temptation and redemption.
The performances of the lead actors are also noteworthy, with Emil Jannings delivering a captivating portrayal of the devil and Gösta Ekman bringing depth and humanity to the character of Faust. The film’s haunting musical score adds to its evocative power and makes it a truly unforgettable experience.
Faust is a classic work of German Expressionist cinema that continues to inspire filmmakers and audiences to this day. Its powerful themes, striking visuals, and unforgettable performances make it a must-see for anyone interested in the history of cinema.
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