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Fleet Foxes Post I Am All That I Need / Arroyo Seco / Thumbprint Scar Short Film

Friday, 07 September 2018 Written by Huw Baines

Fleet Foxes have shared a new short film accompanying I Am All That I Need / Arroyo Seco / Thumbprint Scar, the opening song on their recent ‘Crack-Up’ album.

Handled by director Sean Pecknold, the older brother of bandleader Robin and a regular collaborator, it was shot on 35mm film in the California desert and combines the sweeping landscape with a surreal central image.

Discussing the video with WeTransfer, who commissioned it as part of their WePresent series, Sean said:

It was a four day shoot. One day at a house in Palm Springs. One day in Lone Pine, off the 395, where they used to shoot a lot of Westerns. I had seen this road, these rocks, called the Alabama Hills at a place called Diablo Lake. We shot in a studio for 2 days too, where Adi and Aaron Wiley recreated the house and made this really long hallway. It felt like a full-on production.

The box looks CG. But it’s not. It’s all in-camera.





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