Simon Stone

“Billy is what Ray calls a blow-in. He’s just been brought by the winds of chance into this town, and he’s one of those marvelous chameleons that can adapt himself to any situation. He finds a home amongst strangers. I think that’s his eternal attempt in the film, to fit in and belong. He’s someone who always has respect for everyone around him. That’s how he can be a chameleon, because he loves life and loves being with people and interacting with them. Then things become more difficult and there is a wedge driven between everyone in the film. I think Billy starts to realise that he needs to look after himself and the things that are really dear to him, instead of just trying to belong. His relationship with Stewart is incredibly important to him. His relationship with Elissa is his greatest passion.”

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