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Chris Knox directs his own face in this video for his classic Kiwi love song. The camera gradually pulls out from an extreme close up of Knox's face to a living room full of family and friends. Jump-cutting on the beat, Knox, with trademark simple-but-effective style, effectively fuses lyrics, song and an impassioned performance. Interestingly, in his ScreenTalk interview, Knox says he now regrets using a solarising video effect in the later part of the clip.

 

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Comments (8)

 Sierra Bridgman

Sierra Bridgman

Chris Knox is a Kiwi legend. His song is awesome and its amazing what he has been through in his life. He visited my dad university when he was there.

 Irene Gardiner

Irene Gardiner

Hi Nic - this is the original version of the clip, it was shot at Chris Knox's house in Grey Lynn. I produced it for him, and he directed it...

 Nic

Nic

Where's the raw original one in the flat I dunedin PLeAse!

 Khrystene

Khrystene

Gorgeous, as always.

 Redd

Redd

This song remains without peer. Viva Chris Knox!

What a celebration. I come back to it time and time again, it brings me to my happy place! I introduce many people to it.

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