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Better To Have Loved?


A contemporary dance film which explores the inner turmoil experienced in the progression of an abusive relationship. The story is told without words, but through 4 different choreographies, representing the unfortunate development of the protagonists’ relationship with not only her lover, but also, with her self.

First shown at Long Shot 2014

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