A Recent Age of Promise (05:02), 2014
A conversation takes place between a couple. He is agitated, distracted by the dam outside. We see the changing weather of the lake in the exterior shots, other to the bunker like space of the interior bar.
The couple are at odds with their concern of the water level rising outside "the automatic barriers will burst" (him), "in the end people get what they deserve" (her).
Caught in a looped predicament, she quotes Simone de Beauvoir, He; Darwin and Copernicus. The tension lies in their subjective decisions to affect change.