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Fucking Down

Fucking Down is latest music video directed by Spanish filmmaker Amanda Lago for musician Fatal Tiger, produced by Lapiscina. The video explores the struggle we face in accepting ourselves by portraying and engaging with the most extreme aspects of our personality.

Set in a futuristic dystopian era with a strong retro aesthetic, Fucking Down presents us with several women of different ages surrounding the singer in a somber hotel room. Though similar in appearance, each reflects a unique trait spanning across the whole spectrum of human emotions. From playful and kind to brutal and fierce, the singer finds herself at their complete mercy with almost no control over their actions.

A carefully constructed and purposefully repetitive choreography illustrates this scenario, with each cycle featuring slightly different movements - some more exaggerated and violent and some more restrained and controlled. This reiteration gives the protagonist the chance to react differently each time and learn more about herself, leading her to predict patterns in her own behaviour and gradually accept herself.

  • Amanda Lago
  • Paula Garcia & Patricia Sagues (Lapiscina)
  • Paula Garcia
    Key Cast
    "Fatal Tiger "
  • Maria Kaltembacher
    Key Cast
  • Antia Lousada
    Key Cast
  • Silvia Maya
    Key Cast
  • Angeles Paez
    Key Cast
    "Anger "
  • Deni Georgieva
    Key Cast
  • Cachito Noguera
    Key Cast
  • Claudia Placer
    Key Cast
  • Alexandra Hervas
    Key Cast
  • Laurent Poulain
  • Fran Condor
  • Isis de Coura
    Art Director
  • Francesca Rinciari
  • Mario Rubio
    Hair & Make-Up
  • Tara Rego
    Graphic Designer
  • Niccolò Montanari
    Publicist and Film Festival Distribution
  • Baldo
    Music Producer
  • Project Type:
    Music Video
  • Genres:
    Dance, Mental Health, Dystopia
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    July 19, 2019
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Director Biography - Amanda Lago

Amanda Lago is a Spanish award-winning director based in Madrid. She is a writer, director, composer and editor, with her work spanning across commercials, series, short films, fashion films and music videos. Conveying relationships, experiences and feelings in all her work, she is gifted with the great ability to translate human emotions into cinematic language and sees in filmmaking a way to share her own unique view of the world.

Fucking Down is the second production directed by Lago in collaboration with Fatal Tiger. Lago’s previous works have won awards internationally, including Best Song Soundie 2017, and have been been selected across several international film festivals, including Berlin Fashion Film Festival, Fashion Film Festival Milano, LA Fashion Film Festival and Video Art and Experimental Film Festival in New York.

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Director Statement

I wanted to recreate a chaotic environment, in which emotions and feelings are presented through an almost delirious dance. We live in an era in which we obsess over how others perceive us. This has led us to meticulously curate the way we present ourselves to the world, setting highly unrealistic expectations while still trying to come across as authentic. Fucking Down is an interpretation of how this dynamic affects us, expressed through a visual orgy of senses in what becomes an ongoing and vicious journey in understanding and accepting ourselves.