25.07 / Screening

Strelka Film Festival by Okko. Sauvage

Cannes Rising Star Award: an intimate portrait of a gay male sex worker looking for love in the streets of Strasbourg

Leo is 22 and sells his body on the street for a bit of cash. The men come and go, and he stays right here - longing for love. He doesn't know what the future will bring. He hits the road. His heart is pounding.

Sauvage is Camille Vidal-Naquet’s passionate feature debut. Félix Maritaud won Louis Roederer Foundation Rising Star Award at 2018 Cannes Film Festival.

Sauvage, dir. Camille Vidal-Naquet; France; 2018. Cast: Félix Maritaud, Eric Bernard, Nicolas Dibla. 99 min, 18+. In French with Russian subtitles.

Reception at 9 pm. We recommend arriving early for the best available seating. Screening begins at 9:45 pm.

The Russian premiere of the film will be held as part of the third international Strelka Film Festival by Okko. The programme includes Russian and Moscow premieres of films from different countries selected by curator Stas Tyrkin. Winners of and participants in international competitions, including festivals in Cannes, Berlinale and Sundance and the Russian Kinotavr, will be presented in a series of eleven film screenings. The festival is supported by Okko, a streaming service that develops projects provoking viewers’ interest in cinema. Its’ collection includes blockbusters, popular series, short films and independent movies. Okko also supports festivals and hold special screenings.The curator of the film festival is Stas Tyrkin: film critic, member of the Moscow International Film Festival selection committee, program director of the Dvijenie festival and curator of the cinema course at the Gogol Center.

French with Russian subtitles
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