One night, Dorian falls asleep on her couch while looking at old photographs. These images unearth memories in Dorian, that she thought she had severed ties to. When she awakens, she finds herself consumed by these recollections. These are Dorian’s darkest places, made up of faces she wishes to forget, and decisions made that she still questions. That night on the couch, they all come flooding back to her. Dorian is determined to maintain stability in her present life. She decides to employ her keepsakes as a medium to the past, physically reconnecting herself to these buried memories. She assures herself that by facing them, they will lose the potency to haunt her.
But Dorian underestimates the power of these memories. As she labors to rewrite the past through repeated pantomime and reenactments with her mementos, she is visited by a figure only referred to as the Other. This body, born in the folds of an old dress, does not agree with Dorian’s new plan. The Other has its own interpretation of their shared history, whatever that may be. Over the course of a night, and into the light of day, Dorian and the Other endure a fierce battle for “ownership” of the past. Their argument is never interrupted by the outside world, except for a confused woman who keeps calling and leaving messages on the machine. She is perhaps another piece of the past, desperate to join this nocturnal reunion.
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