You should love yourself before loving another – and yet actress Sarah (Taylor Hess) seems to have missed the memo.

Shot at night – the kind of time when you begin to get to know someone – and against the restless sounds of a sleepless city, actresses Danielle (Rebecca Henderson) and Sarah have the makings of something beautiful. But as their walk-and-talks continue, Sarah’s compulsive need for reassurance quickly goes from endearing to unending.

Accepted into both Sundance and SXSW, Jeremy Hersh’s mumblecore short is captivating in its unwelcome familiarity, Hersh’s naturalistic script slyly exploring where the line lies between self-deprecation and self-absorption.

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INFORMATION

CAST: Rebecca Henderson, Taylor Hess

WRITER/DIRECTOR: Jeremy Hersh

EDITOR: Cecilia Delgado

SYNOPSIS: As actresses Sarah (Taylor Hess) and Danielle (Rebecca Henderson) begin to date, Sarah’s insecurities threaten to eclipse their connection…

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I'm a television trainee whose favourite film is either Speed or Before Midnight. My love of film has been carefully cultivated by my unending pretence that I’m in one and an accidental five year subscription to Empire magazine. Other than 'working in TV’ and writing for ORWAV, I spend my time guiltily watching noughties rom-coms on Netflix, moping over how bad Batman v. Superman was and playing acoustic covers of Lady Gaga on my guitar. Follow me on twitter if you like @olivialuder – my retweets are pretty cracking.