Terence Nance’s Short Film for The Dig’s “You and I and You”
I’m a big fan of director Terence Nance, whom we previously wrote about for directing stunning videos for Cody Chesnutt and Melissa Laveaux. Back in 2012 Nance directed An Oversimplification of Her Beauty, a critically-acclaimed opus with a film score by The Dig. Now Nance is teaming up with the NYC band again, directing a short film for the band’s You and I and You EP. The 7-minute short film is a magical-surrealist journey that features plenty of Nance’s signature motifs, like dancers, nature, and the family unit. In the film, a young family is followed by a troupe of dancers. After their child is taken away by a man in red, the couple run through the forest in search for each other, and themselves. Gorgeously abstract, the film proves Nance is a name you need to remember.