We can all agree that the world is going to shit atm, and it’s just this that is being addressed in Foals’ brand new video.
Taken from ‘Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost - Part 2’, ‘Like Lightning’ follows central character George who is tired with watching the unrelenting laziness of the people around him letting the world fall into a worse and worse position and decides to incite a movement.
“After being angered by the world’s greed, malice and ignorance regarding environmental issues, the story’s hero simply decides to run away,” says the video’s animator and director Virginie Kypriotis. “The action makes him a kind of contemporary messiah who people turn to as they begin to change their ways.
Although the film is about the environment, we wanted to create a new kind of message about it. Rather than just being pessimistic or even too sentimental, the idea was to use our anger to create something funny and hopeful to celebrate the people who are actually doing something about it.”
Watch it now below:
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