Au Revoir Simone have done something pretty ambitious in their new video for “Crazy,” the single off their upcoming album. The video aims to remake Martin Scorsese’s lesser-known (by Scoresese standards) but excellent 1985 film After Hours with all the characters played by the synth-pop trio of Erika Forster, Annie Hart, and Heather D’Angelo. It’s a testament to the direction team of Alex Braverman and Poppy de Villeneuve, as well as the brilliance of After Hours to begin with, that you don’t even really need to know the film in advance to enjoy the absurd ride that its main character goes on. All three band members get their roles just right, and best of all “Crazy” makes for the perfect soundtrack to the bizarre evening adventure that poor Paul Hackett gets taken on. Watch it below.
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