WILD SIDE

WILD SIDE

A film by Sébastien Lifshitz

2004 France - Drama

synopsis

Both Mikhail and Jamel share Stephanie's bed, an arrangement which suits them all fine. A stay in the countryside to care for Stephanie's dying mother provokes a flood of emotions and memories. Transsexual Stephanie has inevitable flashbacks of her childhood as a boy. Illegal Russian immigrant Mikhail is tormented by horrific images of war. Arab street hustler Jamel desperately misses the love of his family. Comfort and passion are found in one another's arms ...

  • cast

    • Stéphanie Michelini (Sylvie)
    • Edouard Nikitine (Mickhail)
    • Yasmine Belmadi (Jamel)
    • Josiane Storelu (The Mother)
  • crew

    • Production
    • Gilles Sandoz (Maia Films)
    • Screenplay
    • Sébastien Lifshitz
    • Screenplay
    • Stéphane Bouquet
    • Cinematography
    • Agnès Godard
    • Music
    • Jocelyn Pook
    • Editing
    • Stéphane Mahet
  • infos

    • Running time
    • 107 min
    • Format
    • Color 35mm - Scope

awards & nominations

  • Berlin 2004 - Teddy Bear
  • Berlin 2004 - Salzgeber Prize

screenings in festivals & markets

links

Domestic release :
2004/04/14