In Paris, the thirty-two years old travesty Stéphanie a.k.a. Pierre is a streetwalker that lives with the Egyptian gay hustler Djamel and the Russian gay Mikhail that works in a restaurant. When the hospital where her mother Liliane is terminal calls her, she travels with her two lovers to the countryside to look after her dying mother. While at home, she recalls her childhood and how she met Djamel and Mikhail. —IMDb
Sébastien Lifshitz (born 21 January 1968) is a French screenwriter and director. He teaches at La Fémis, a school that focuses on the subject of image and sound. He studied at the École du Louvre, and has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Paris in history of art. Wild Side was awarded the Teddy Award for best feature film. —Wikipedia
a water colour of one relationship shot in a beautiful way even though employing all the 'indispensable' topoi of the genre, i.e., cruising, middle class perverts, family's (non)acceptance etc (but i guess, this movie was among the ones that established this canon). it also deals with eastern europeans in a more informed ways than many other films, though still with a couple of glitches.