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1,093 Ratings


Directed by Camille Vidal-Naquet
France, 2018
Drama, LGBT+


Leo is a young sex worker. The men go in and out, and he stays right here – longing for affection. His solitude is tempered when he falls for fellow hustler Ahd. But once his romantic feelings are violently rebuffed, Leo begins to question if he will ever find the love he so desperately craves.

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Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2018 | Winner: Louis Roederer Foundation Rising Star Award

César Awards

2019 | 2 nominations including: Meilleur Premier Film

Critics reviews

A film about a gay male sex worker looking for love has all the ingredients of a regressive, reactionary disaster. However, Camille Vidal-Naquet gracefully avoids the pitfall of framing sex work as the antithesis of love. For his impressive feature debut, the French director offers a riotous and sensual ode to freedom.
May 13, 2018
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