From The Upside Down to Sexual Exploration, The Stranger Things Natalia Dyer is ‘full of guilt’ in ‘Yes,God,Yes‘! Ahead of the film’s official release next month, Vertical Entertainment have released a second Trailer.
The film was a big hit at the SXSW Festival in 2019, now it’s time for it to go on general release.The film is a semi-autobiographical debut for Obvious Child co-writer Karen Maine. The film is described as a fresh, fun look at what solo explorations of sexuality can look like for a girl in the Midwest. Featuring a talented roster of young actors and comedy veterans, with Dyer heading the cast.
The film is set in the early noughties, Dyer plays a Catholic teenager. She discovers her sexuality and struggles to suppress her new urges in the face of eternal damnation. Heading to a retreat to suppress those urges.
In the Midwest in the early 00s, sixteen-year-old Alice (Natalia Dyer) has always been a good Catholic girl. But when an AOL chat turns racy, she discovers masturbation and becomes guilt-ridden. Seeking redemption, she attends a mysterious religious retreat to try and suppress her urges, but it isn’t easy, especially after a cute boy (Wolfgang Novogratz) starts flirting with her.
Alice’s sense of shame is spiraling when she uncovers a shocking truth about the retreat’s most devout. Desperate and confused, she flees and meets an unlikely ally (Susan Blackwell) who offers an alternative view of what it means to be good. For the first time, Alice realizes she can decide for herself what to believe and finally gets the release she needs.
The film also stars Timothy Simons, Wolfgang Novogratz, Francesca Reale, Susan Blackwell, Parker Wierling, Alisha Boe, and Donna Lynne Champlin.
Yes, God, Yes will be released in the USA in Virtual Cinemas and selected Drive-ins from 24th July. Then on 28th July release for VOD and Digital HD. For the UK and Ireland no distributor or release date has been confirmed yet.