Swift wrote and directed the film.
The short film, starring Dylan O’Brien (Maze Runner) and Sadie Sink (Stranger Things), is soundtracked by “All Too Well (10 Minute Version)” from Swift’s just released Red (Taylor’s Version), a re-recording of her 2012 album. Swift wrote and directed the film.
Sink and O’Brien portray a couple whose idyllic romance unexpectedly sours, just like the tortured relationship at the center of the fan-favorite song. The 10-minute song soundtracks the short film then drops away for an extended interlude focused on a post-dinner argument. At the New York screening of the film on Friday, fans gasped at insensitive remarks made by O’Brien’s character.