And young Edith is instilled with a lifelong taste for prayer by spunky, flame-haired Titine (Emmanuelle Seigner, wonderful), a church-going prostie
and the script's only invented character.
The youth spends the following days watching Satoko as she works in her secret job as a part-time prostie
for a yakuza thug (Tomorowo Taguchi).
Familiar story of a lonely man in love with a prostie
is given a refreshing retread in "Midnight My Love," a Thai romancer with the quality of raw silk--smooth but with some impurities.
An example of the film's wonderful dialogue, occasionally punctuated by carefully judged silence, is Manuel reaction to learning Caye is a prostie
Crisis ensues when a lawyer identifies her as a prostie
who's passed through his offices on immigration and terrorism-related charges.
Only the sad story of in-crisis prostie
Julia (Marina Shoif) gets short shrift, though character's presence does serve to inject some tension into a decision that nearly costs Jana her life.
Stranded when his car breaks down during a torrential storm in south Mumbai, Punjabi yuppie Aman Kapoor (Rahul Bose), who is still mourning his wile, (Rinke Khanna), gets into a conversation with cynical prostie
Now on a giant sexual bender, B&B start up a hookers' agency, and when that lands them in trouble with some brothers, the boys take their revenge out on a black prostie
, Gabrielle (Kent Masters King), with Bianchi reaching a murderous sexual high in the back of a moving car.
Breathlessly drinking in his first real taste of hedonism, he gambles recklessly and falls head over heels for little Sally, now a licensed prostie
It's at this point the picture plays its ace card, taking time out to show what looks like a real relationship developing between the three as Tang and Song introduce the naive teen to the real world--including a gently comic sequence in which they get the nervous kid laid with a prostie
(An Jing)--and Yuan himself develops a filial affection for his two "saviors.