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An Oversimplification Of Her Beauty

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An explanation through animation

Simple? Terence Nance’s unique film, freely mixing autobiography, animation and artiness, is a dizzyingly complex collage about romance and memory

In 2010, the director made a short, How Would You Feel?, where he dissected a moment of melancholy in a real-life relationship.

Embellishing the idea with new material – the rabbithole structure and kaleidoscopic editing heighten the sensation of being in love.

Nance dissects himself with candour and self-deprecating charm, ensuring that beneath the experimentation this is deeply relatable.

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