Taylor Swift releases ‘All Too Well’ short starring Sadie Sink and Dylan O’Brien – first 35 reactions
Taylor Swift released the re-recording of her 2012 album: Red (Taylor version), and everyone’s talking about the heart-wrenching 10-minute version of “All Too Well.”
Although the song was not a single when the album was released nine years ago, the breakup song quickly captured the hearts of fans.
Prepare to cry some more, because an accompanying short for the song has also been released (and it’s an emotional flick).
15-minute film stars 19-year-old Strange things actor Sadie Sink and the Milf Mazerunner actor Dylan O’Brien as doomed love interests navigating the ups and downs of their relationship, leading to inevitable heartbreak.
Swifties couldn’t help but notice that the age gap between the actors is similar to that of 19-year-old Swift with actor Jake Gyllenhaal, who was 30 when they had their birthday. a brief three-month relationship between 2010 and 2011, which the song is supposed to be about.
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The film features six chapters that signify important points in the relationship, such as the romantic debut of “The Upstate Escape,” before “The First Crack In The Glass” first signals issues in the relationship because O ‘ Brien refused to hold Sink’s hand. in front of his friends.
And fans weren’t impressed with O’Brien’s character after that decision.
Then the “Are you real? Chapter sees the couple happily together until they are completely broken up with “The Breaking Point” as O’Brien’s character breaks up with Sink, then “The Reeling” shows Sink struggling to come to terms with the separation and “The Remembering” sees O’Brien reflect on their relationship.
Thirteen years later (note Swift’s lucky number), Sink’s character has now grown up and is played by Swift herself who is writing a book called “All Too Well” about her grief all those years ago – and the chapters in the movie are actually chapters in his book.
While reading a book, the character of O’Brien – now played by Jake Lyons – looks out, wearing the red scarf his ex wore at the start of the film and left at his sister’s house, referencing the Lyrics of the song.
After this emotional roller coaster ride, it’s no surprise that the Swifties are well and truly in their feelings, while praising Sink and O’Brien’s excellent performances.
It also marks Swift’s film debut as she brings her lyrics to life – and has already been viewed nearly 10 million times since it was released on YouTube last night.
“It was really wonderful working with Sadie Sink and Dylan O’Brien,” Swift said when appearing on Late night with Seth Meyers.
“They are absolutely — I’m just blown away by what they did in this short film. I wrote this short film and wanted to direct it, and the only two people I could imagine playing the two characters were Sadie and Dylan.
Of course, his fans were also proud of this milestone and praised his work:
They were also there for Swift’s red hair in the video.
Fans also connected the dots to another song on Red, with the birthday party scene where Sink is disappointed when O’Brien doesn’t show up – reminding them The moment I knew.
Fans also joked at Jake Gyllenhaal’s expense and wondered how he would react to the film as well.
Red (Taylor version) is the second album Swift has recorded, having previously released a re-recorded version of the 2008 album Intrepid in April of this year.
She also plans to record all of her published work under Big Machine Records after selling her masters in 2019 to American talent manager Scooter Braun.
If you fancy finding out, you can watch All Too Well: The Short Film on YouTube.