Anna Selezneva by Axel Lindahl: Santa Sangre

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Axel Lindahl

Short Film: Anna Selezneva: Santa Sangre
Directed by Axel Lindahl |WM Artist Management|
Styling by Kate Sebbah
Hair by Erika Svedjevik
Makeup by Lotten Holmqvist
Styling assistant: Tereza Ortiz
Talented Swedish director Axel Lindahl created this outstanding short featuring top  model Anna Selezneva for

Fascinated by the dichotomy of brutality and grace inherent in the historic Spanish bloodsport, Lindahl took on the part of the invisible beast, shouting hysterical profanities at Selezneva to provoke a performance that would capture the urgency and danger of a real fight. “I wanted to do something real and concentrated,” says Lindahl, “and this was the key for me: if you lose the bull for a second, you’re dead. The bull always wins.”