Gabrielle is writing an illustrated guide book on sex called 'How To Do It.' At a book signing she meets Saul, an established male writer who is straight. She both loves and hates his work which has seeped into her secular Jewish life from childhood. The more Gabrielle tells him about her book the more he wants to know about her life; the relationship with her younger girlfriend Olivia and her determination to stop using my penis in sex . As her book takes form, is Saul jealous or desirous? Their friendship is tested as is Gabrielle's relationship with Olivia. The... film muses on how we write, how we draw. And the nature of story and what it makes us do. [show more]
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Lisa Gornick directs, writes and stars in this British comedy drama in which lesbian writer Gabrielle (Gornick) has an encounter with heterosexual writer Saul (Allan Corduner) at a book signing. When Gabrielle confesses that she has read his work since she was a child, the two strike a bond and share musings and ideas. However, things soon become complicated when Gabrielle struggles to maintain her need to feel feminine in her lesbian relationship and turns to Saul to rationalise her innermost thoughts.