Adele’s ‘Hello’ As A Lesbian Romance Is More Tear-Jerking Than The Original

 | Huffington Post | November 24, 2015

A powerful new music video is reimagining Adele’s now-iconic “Hello” in a queer framework — and it manages to be both profound and touching.

Filmmaker Sal Bardo originally produced this footage for Paper Ring’s music video “Great Escape.” Now, Cleber Fleith has edited the film over “Hello” to recontextualize its meaning set to Adele’s powerhouse vocals.

In the film, an older woman appears to leave her husband while he sleeps — taking intimate possessions and removing her wedding ring before walking out the door. She then travels out through winter landscape to meet a woman who we can assume to be a past lover — one she seems to have regretted leaving after all this time.

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