After the mysterious disappearance of his partner Lucy one night, Charles is tormented for years and longs for her return. One day he stumbles upon one of her belongings which brings back memories of their past. But as soon as the memories start to return the keepsake is stolen from him by an ominous dark figure. Charles is forced to confront the stranger and the truth about Lucy’s disappearance is revealed.
The video was made using two distinct animation techniques, part of the film is made using painted cut-out puppets, animated on a glass multi-plane. The rest of the video is shot using stop motion puppets and sets. Everything in the video was painstakingly covered with torn up newspaper print.
Directed by Jess Cope • Written by Jess Cope, Simon Cartwright & Tom Kaye.
Based on an original story by Steven Wilson & Hajo Müller.
Taken from Steven Wilson‘s 2013 album “The Raven That Refused to Sing (and Other Stories)”.