Q-Film: Sauvage

2018| 18| 100 mins| /

Directed by: Camille Vidal-Naquet
Starring: Félix Maritaud, Jean-Pierre Baste

In French with English subtitles.

 

 

Camille Vidal-Naquet‘s debut made waves on its premiere at Cannes, where lead Félix Maritaud (120 BPM) picked up the Rising Star Award. Presenting a humane portrait of sex workers, the film focuses on doe-eyed Leo (Maritaud), a 22 year-old who sells his body for cash. Looking for love, Leo sets off on the road in the hopes of finding a real connection.

 

★★★★★ “GUT-PUNCHINGLY AUTHENTIC” – Screen Daily

★★★★ “ARRESTINGLY TENDER” – Empire