Rachel Beyda selects a frame from one of last year’s best films.

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Glen: Well, you know what it’s like when you first sleep with someone you don’t know?

Russell: Yes.

Glen: It’s… you, like, become this blank canvas and it gives you an opportunity to project onto that canvas who you want to be. That’s what’s interesting because everybody does that.

Russell: So do you think that I did it?

Glen: ‘Cause you did. Well, what happens is while you’re projecting who you want to be… this gap opens up between who you want to be and who you really are. And in that gap, it shows you what’s stopping you becoming who you want to be.

Weekend (Andrew Haigh, 2011)