How to Please a Woman – ABC Film Challenge – Catch-Up 2022 – H – Movie Review
Director: Renee Webster
Writer: Renee Webster (Screenplay)
- Sally Phillips (Blinded by the Light)
- Erik Tomson (The Black Balloon)
- Cameron Daddo (Inland Empire)
- Tasma Walton (Mystery Road)
- Alexander England (Little Monsters)
Plot: When her all-male house-cleaning business gets out of control, a mature woman must embrace her own sexuality, if she is to make a new life for herself.
Runtime: 1 Hour 47 Minutes
There may be spoilers in the rest of the review
Story: How to Please a Woman starts when Gina (Phillips) loses her job but uses her position to take over a removal company. She turns it into an all-male house-cleaning service, with benefits.
As the business starts taking off, Gina sees the improved life of her friends who are using her business. This sees the lives of everyone involved improving, as Gina starts to question what she wants in her later life.
Verdict on How to Please a Woman
How to Please a Woman is a comedy-drama that explores the search for sexual gratification in the middle stage of life. It shows how Gina, and her friends are feeling unsatisfied. This leads to the change when the cleaning company starts operating.
The movie is told in a light-hearted way, which will get laughs when needed and tackle the serious moments too. This is an enjoyable movie, with strong performances, where Sally Phillips shines in the leading role.
Final Thoughts – How to Please a Woman is an entertaining enjoyable movie.