VSL:WEB // See the best food fight since ‘Animal House’

Modern English may have stopped the world to melt with you, but in their new video, “Catching Up,” Sweden’s They Live by Night stop time itself.

Directed by Senay/Kolacz, and captured on a high-speed Phantom HD camera at 1,000 frames per second, the video shows us an idyllic picnic that’s suddenly disrupted by a fight. Women scream, bottles fly, a clown tries to break up the fisticuffs — a few seconds’ worth of action that takes three full minutes to unfold. (The snail-paced visuals cut nicely against the uptempo song.) Our favorite moment? At the two-minute mark, you’ll see a banana floating through the frame — as if it were in outer space.

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VSL:WEB // See the best food fight since ‘Animal House’