Look Both Ways | 2006
For Meryl, disaster is everywhere. She is constantly daydreaming of train wrecks, muggings, and shark attacks--her life is governed by an absurd and comical fear of catastrophe. One day, Meryl witnesses a real accident. This event links her to the lives of many other people who are affected by it. One is Nick, a photographer on the scene caught up in his own solitary fears. As Meryl and Nick clumsily attempt to connect, they are continually blocked by their own pent-up anxieties. As the two of them become wary lovers over a hot weekend, their story is circled by those of other characters, likewise trying to break free of their isolation and confusion.