New music video from Bloodgroup just launched this week Nothing is Written in the Stars of their latest full length album Tracing Echoes. The slow song is haunting, sad, enchanting and sends a chill down the spine. The video is shoot in Reykjavik and in black and white, directed by Heiðrik á Heygum, has this film noir feel about it and bares resemblance to ’50 and ’60s thrillers, Hitchcock came to mind when I saw it first.
Interesting enough the casting is quite remarkable where the current singer Sunna Margrét Þórisdóttir plays the lead role as a stalker and ex-vocalist of Bloodgroup Lilja Kristín Jónsdóttir plays the part of girlfriend/victim, it creates a conversation between reality and fiction where the current singer takes out the original singer with a blow to the head. Also mind they do quite look a like. Uneasy feeling, thrilling and brilliantly done, Nothing is Written in the Stars !
Director:Heiðrik á Heygum
Producer: Anton Máni Svansson
Director of Photography: Gunnar Auðunn Jóhannsson
Assistant Director: Alex Brown
Assistant Camera: Anton Smári Gunnarsson
Gaffer: Halldór Reynir Tryggvason
Grip: Björgvin Sigurðsson
Set Decorater: Ansy Björg
Costume Designer: Hildur Björk Yeoman
Make-up: Inga Höskuldardóttir
Still Photography: Sigríður Ella Frímannsdóttir
Runner: Þórhildur Kristjánsdóttir
Editor: Anna Heide
Stalker – Sunna Margrét Þórisdóttir
Girlfriend – Lilja Kristín Jónsdóttir
Boyfriend – Styrmir Hauksson
Tags: Alex Brown, Anna Heide, Ansy Björg, Anton Máni Svansson, Anton Smári Gunnarsson, Björgvin Sigurðsson, Gunnar Auðunn Jóhannsson, Halldór Reynir Tryggvason, Heiðrik á Heygum, Hildur Björk Yeoman, Inga Höskuldardóttir, Lilja Kristín Jónsdóttir, Sigríður Ella Frímannsdóttir, Styrmir Hauksson, Sunna Margrét Þórisdóttir, Þórhildur Kristjánsdóttir
Gerður Guðrún Árnadóttir is a fashion blogger and art lover. Born and raised in the enchanting country side of Iceland but its when she moved to Reykjavik for her education she got a taste for fashion and art. Finished BA in Art History from University of Iceland in 2011 then moved to London to take her MA in Art History with Photography at Birkbeck University of London. For the last six years she has maintained her online scrapbook 'White Raven' (gerdur9.blogspot.com).
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