Wild Side (2004 film)

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Wild Side
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Theatrical poster
Directed by Sébastien Lifshitz
Produced by Gilles Sandoz
Written by Stéphane Bouquet
Sébastien Lifshitz
Starring Stéphanie Michelini
Yasmine Belmadi
Edouard Nikitine
Music by Jocelyn Pook
Cinematography Agnès Godard
Edited by Stéphanie Mahet
Distributed by Ad Vitam Distribution (France)
Peccadillo Pictures Ltd. (UK)
Release date
  • 8 February 2004 (2004-02-08) (Berlin)
  • 14 April 2004 (2004-04-14) (France)
  • 25 September 2004 (2004-09-25) (Belgium)
  • 15 April 2005 (2005-04-15) (UK)
Running time
93 minutes
Country Belgium
United Kingdom
Language English
Box office $15,355 (USA sub-total)

Wild Side is a 2004 drama film directed by Sébastien Lifshitz. It premiered at the 2004 Berlin International Film Festival.


Stéphanie, a transgender sex worker (Stéphanie Michelini) travels to a small town to care for her sick mother. She is joined by her two flatmates, an Algerian hustler and an AWOL Russian soldier. Both men fall in love with Stéphanie and she decides to have a relationship with them both.



In 2004 Wild Side won two awards, including the Teddy Award, at the Berlin Film Festival, the Special Jury Award at the Gijón International Film Festival, the Grand Jury Award at L.A. Outfest and the New Director's Showcase Award at the Seattle International Film Festival.

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