This powerful music video about opiate addiction will break your heart

Kristol Brandl's work was honored in New Directors' Showcase at Cannes

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Jun 21, 2018

Editor's Pick

Canadian director Kristof Brandl's "The Kids," a powerful music video for Charlotte Cardin, depicts a child withdrawing from, and ultimately damaged by, his opiate-addicted parents.

Incorporating dialogue, some surreal VFX and heart-rending performances, the stunning black and white film was included in this year's New Directors' Showcase at Cannes, this year overseen by director Ridley Scott and his production company RSA.

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Jun 21, 2018
Kristof Brandl
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