Anton Corbijn While Montreal's Arcade Fire have been known to think worldly…
- Posted on Feb 7th 2011 4:00PM by Carter Maness
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The band announced that the film sets out to expand the issues in the original music video -- suburban isolation, aimless and innocent youth and a mysterious military conflict that pushes a group of unknowns further inside their own emotions. "The future has become reality," they said in a press release. "And the threat lies in the proximity of the military."
The Berlin International Film Festival's website provides a similar take: "A group of suburban youths. Back then, in the summer, so long ago. They couldn't leave town because outside the country was at war and the military controlled life and all gateways. The teenagers wander aimlessly about town. Winter is a long way off. And love and longing and friendship still mean -- everything."