“There are one million passionless moments in your neighbourhood; each has a fragile presence which fades as it forms.” So says a voice in this early Jane Campion collaboration with writer Gerard Lee. Made – without permission – while both were students, this short eulogizes ten such moments.
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Maybe I'm just lonely and plagued by boredom, actually I know I am, but the final line of the film made me weep. My life is awkward, and I never feel entirely comfortable anywhere, and this film captured this aloof existence. Life is bleak, filled with hourly trivialities, yet "each has a fragile presence, which fades almost as it forms."