A Catholic senior school girl grapples with guilt over self-pleasure until she satisfies a smart older lesbian.
Above: Alice (Natalia Dyer) is mostly about to own a life-changing encounter in a club in Yes, God, Yes.
When you look at the wonderful comedy Yes, God, Yes, a Catholic twelfth grade woman struggles with shame, as well as the concern about hell, over her intimate desires, like the wish to have solamente sex — forbidden by her faith. She attempts to pray the desire away (and acquire in along with her school’s cool children) by going to a four-day religious retreat. She discovers a great deal of hypocrisy there but finds respite from her guilt and worries with the aid of a lesbian in a bar that is nearby.
Yes, God, Yes, starring Natalia Dyer ( Stranger Things) as protagonist Alice, premiered a year ago at Southern by Southwest, where it won a particular Jury Award because of its ensemble cast. It won the Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature during the 2019 Santa Fe Independent Film Festival. The film is going to be shown in virtual cinemas and drive-ins beginning July 24 and via video on demand starting July 28 with the pandemic putting the kibosh on theatrical screenings.
Yes, God, Yes is written and directed by the talented Karen Maine, the co-writer of 2014’s apparent kid, about a new girl working with both an undesirable maternity and a romance that is new. Like apparent Child, Yes, God, Yes expanded away from a quick film and tells an account of feminine empowerment.
Maine decided to go to Catholic college in Iowa for 13 years, and also this experience informs Yes, God, Yes. The sex training curriculum instructed pupils that intercourse was just to be enjoyed between a guy and a female, hitched within the church, and just for reproduction. […]