zhĭ yĭng xì means Shadow Play. Chinese art of storytelling.
This is not about the cut, or the content, but about the revelation of information, the flow or shifting parameters of content. It's about fighting within yourself to stay in touch with what is present in our mind as the characters flow across the screen, staying in touch with the narrative as we write it and are forced to endure moments of emptiness. What one is vs the other and how those roles change within the frame, from one edge to the other. Its about what you define as the narrative.
We never get to see her face properly, circumstance prevents and permits what we do see.