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by Sébastien Lifshitz


The story of an encounter between three people living on the fringes of society – a Russian immigrant, a transsexual and a young North African – in Paris today, and of the love that grows between them. Their relationship becomes all the more intense as it unfolds against a backdrop of secrecy and death.

international title: Wild Side
original title: Wild Side
country: France, Belgium, United Kingdom
sales agent: Playtime
year: 2003
genre: fiction
directed by: Sébastien Lifshitz
film run: 110'
release date: FR 14/04/2004 , ES 14/04/2004, IT 09/07/2004, BE 15/09/2004, AT 19/11/2004, NL 10/02/2005, UK 15/04/2005
screenplay: Sébastien Lifshitz, Stéphane Bouquet
cast: Stéphanie Michelini, Edouard Mikitine, Yasmine Belmadi, Josiane Stoléru
cinematography by: Agnès Godard
film editing: Stéphanie Mahet
art director: Véronique Melery
costumes designer: Élisabeth Méhu
music: Jocelyn Pook
producer: Gilles Sandoz
production: Maïa Cinéma, Y.C. Aligator Film, Lancelot Films, AB3 (BE), Canal+, Cinécinéma, France Télévision Distribution, CNC, MEDIA (FR), Zephyr Films (UK)
distributor: Ad Vitam, Mikado (IT), Lumière (BE), firstchoicefilms (AT), Filmmuseum Distributie (NL)