WHO’S IN IT?
Félix Maritaud (120 BPM), Éric Bernard (Cyrano de Bergerac), Nicolas Dibla (film debut), Philippe Ohrel (Paris Under Watch), Lou Ravelli-Avanissian (Papa Lumière)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Camille Vidal-Naquet (film debut), director, writer; Emmanuel Giraud (My Winter Journey) and Marie Sonne-Jensen (My Life with James Dean), producers; Romain Trouillet (film debut), composer; Jacques Girault (film debut), cinematographer; Elif Uluengin (French Dolls), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Léo (Maritaud) is a young sex worker yearning for affection. With no home to call his own and his health in decline, he finds solace in the men he meets during work, and he soon falls for fellow hustler Ahd (Bernard). However, when his affections are violently rebuffed, Léo begins to question whether or not he will ever find the love he so desperately craves…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Debuting filmmaker Camille Vidal-Naquet brings to life this tragic and grisly tale of love and pleasure, which can be hard to stomach sometimes but always has a glimmer of hope in its darkness.