Synopsis by Tom Ciampoli
Two men from different cultures fall for each other in an environment that is hostile toward homosexuality in this romantic drama written and directed by Roberto Cuzzillo. An Italian swimmer named Massimo meets Vladimir, a Russian interpeter, at a swim meet in St. Petersburg. As their mutual attraction grows, they must deal with the pressures and dissent stemming from Russia's strict anti-gay laws.
homophobia, homosexual, Italian [nationality], romance, Russian [nationality]