Jay-Z Producing Indie Film Oversimplification of Her Beauty

by on December 18, 2012



Jay-Z is executive producing a film that debuted to warm reception in the 2012 film festival circuit. The film, titled An Oversimplification of Her Beauty, will be released in theaters in 2013 according to Deadline.

It is the creation of Terence Nance, and offers a unique fusion of animation and live action. Here is the summary from the official website:

With arresting insight, vulnerability, and a delightful sense of humor, Terence Nance’s explosively creative debut feature, An Oversimplification of Her Beauty, documents the relationship between Terence and a lovely young woman as it teeters on the divide between platonic and romantic. Utilizing a tapestry of live action and various styles of animation, Terence explores the fantasies, emotions, and memories that race through his mind during a singular moment in time.

You can watch a rough trailer below. Keep in mind the theatricality release will look better.

Does the film’s originality interest you, or are artsy films not for you?

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