Raquel uses dating apps and casual sex to escape her reality. When she meets someone, she acts like she were at the perfect sex scene, even if it doesn’t always work out right. When she meets Kira, her perspective changes. For the first time, someone makes her realize that she uses sex as a way to boost her own self-esteem, and not as a real and intimate enjoyment of herself. Someone unknown undress her beyond her body.
“When you look (at me)” is a sensitive story, full of emotions, that reflects the reality of a generation in which sex is no longer a taboo, but being vulnerable and connecting with someone for real. It’s a universal story, with LGBTi characters, and talks about the myths and beliefs of sexuality that deteriorate relationships and make communication difficult. It also delves into the taboos of lesbian sex and the influence of porn and the male gaze.