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WHY ADELE USES A FLIP PHONE IN THE “HELLO” VIDEO

The video’s director, the 26 year-old Xavier Dolan told the Los Angeles Times: 

“I never like filming modern phones or cars. They’re so implanted in our lives that when you see them in movies you’re reminded you’re in reality. If you see an iPhone or a Toyota in a movie, they’re anti-narrative, they take you out of the story […] It feels like I’m making a commercial. It says she is stranded in nature, which has regained its rights. It’s an element of the past”