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The Escort (1999)

Mauvaise passe (original title)
Tom is a male escort boy for ladies, a gigolo. His friend Pierre doesn't find this out until later, when Tom takes him to a party without telling him why and they are paid by two lady clients.

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Cast

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Pierre
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Tom
Liza Walker ...
Kim
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Gem
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Jessica
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Patricia
Béatrice Agenin ...
Catherine - Pierre's Wife
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Jessica's Husband
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Jay
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Kim's Mother
Anastasia Hille ...
Steffy
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Liz
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Ann
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Patricia's Husband
Julie Wilson Nimmo ...
Girl in Soho (as Julie Wilson-Nimmo)
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Tom is a male escort boy for ladies, a gigolo. His friend Pierre doesn't find this out until later, when Tom takes him to a party without telling him why and they are paid by two lady clients.

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He'll be your friend, he'll be your lover, but it's strictly by the hour.

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17 November 1999 (France)  »

Also Known As:

The Wrong Blonde  »

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$23,938 (UK) (8 December 2000)
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After Pierre is beaten up, he says that he is badly bruised, but when we see him soon afterwards wearing only a towel, there is no sign of bruising. See more »

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Very dark and disturbing drama.
20 December 2002 | by (Devon,England.) – See all my reviews

The Escort is about a french man who leaves his family and flees to London.While writing his book there he meets a charismatic Irish cafe owner by day and male esort by night.He introduces the french man into his world of sex and drugs.Pierre (the french man),finds himself working in a world he loves,being paid to make love to married and beautiful woman,but then his world is turned upside down when he realises the consequences.

The Escort is a very fine film.It is a very dark drama,comes across as a pornographic movie full of nothing but sex,but anyone expecting this is wrong.There is an amount of sex in the film,but it is very brief. The movie exposes the world of prostitution involved around London. It is disturbing how you see married woman paying for another man to come and have a threesome with their own partner or a married woman paying for sex because her husband doesn't satisfy her. The Escort will teach you alot. I rate 4/5.


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