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Alison Brie Sex Scene Therapy

The real reason Leslye Headland wrote and directed Sleeping With Other People? She was getting over a breakup.

Leslye Headland wrote and directed the “sex comedy” Sleeping With Other People.

Photo by Justin Borbely.

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On The Gist, remembering Phil Patton. Then, writer and filmmaker Leslye Headland explains how she brought lessons from theater and heartbreak into the making of the indie comedy Sleeping With Other People. For the Spiel, highlights from the Values Voter Summit.


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