Julie Brochen Julie Brochen



A young woman spends her every waking moment on a train-station bench, holding an open fan that once belonged to Hanjo, a geisha of yore. At least that’s what she tells a journalist. It was, in fact, given to her by a lover to ensure they would meet again. But the man’s failure to reappear has left the woman mad and despondent. Separation anxiety takes center stage as love and loss wreak their emotional havoc.