Anna Sasaki encounters Marnie five times. But it only takes a first glimpse of Marnie through the lit window of the spectacular marsh house for Anna to become captivated.
Marnie was a light for Anna, offering her attention like no one else had, and then was herself in return idolized by Anna as this perfect girl. Marnie shined bright and warm but still just outside of Anna’s grasp: her Stars and Moon.
Marnie offers something different. She engages Anna.