Sitting in Bars with Cake review Leave a Comment / Movies, Streaming / By Virginia DeBolt / September 29, 2023 / Adina Porter, Audrey Shulman, Bette Midler, Martha Kelly, Navid Negahban, Odessa A'zion, Ron Livingston, Sitting in Bars with Cake, Trish Sie, Women Directors, Yara Shahidi Sitting in Bars with Cake is based on a true story. The screenplay was written by Audrey Shulman, based on her book by the same name. It’s her story. Trish Sie directed this tale of love and friendship. Spoilers ahead, you’ve been warned.