im watcing imagine me & you with my str8 roommate and we turned it into a drinking game??
- every time Luce and Rachel have intense eye contact - during awkward situations - every time rachel’s mom insults her husband - whenever cooper tries to shag someone - whenever heck is adorable - every time someone buys flowers
we have gone through two bottles of alcohol so far. we’re half an hour in. let’s see where this takes us
The truth is, I don’t really know what happens in the almost-kiss. What I wrote, if you’re interested, was
LUCE OK, well … thanks for the evening.
RACHEL Thank you.
LUCE It was my birthday.
RACHEL No, today? You should’ve said. It’s mine at the weekend.
LUCE We’re practically twins.
RACHEL Well … happy birthday.
She goes to kiss her. But neither of them know whether to go cheek, or mouth, or which cheek. They have an incredibly awkward nose-bumping moment, before they figure it out, peck each other politely.
They pull back, look at each other. Their faces are very close now … The headlights of a passing car illuminate them for a second. And they both jump back. Then the car has gone. And the moment has passed.
RACHEL OK then. Goodnight.
LUCE Yeah. Night.
and then I gave it to two wonderful actresses. Who - correctly - didn’t do the polite peck. They just played awkwardness, and confusion, and lust and morality. All of that very late at night, after a 14 hour day, in the freezing cold…
Do you guys believe in love at first sight?
Rachel: No, really, that you could meet someone, or just… across a room, and with that one glance you could look in their eyes and see their soul. Do you believe that could happen?
Luce: I think you know immediately. As soon as your eyes… Then everything that happens from then on just proves that you have been right in that first moment. When you suddenly realize that you were incomplete and now you are whole…