Murat is a 17 year old gay Turk living in Berlin, who's desperately trying to come out in the tradition-bound confines of his immigrant family. His quest for acceptance leads him to the enigmatic Lola, reigning queen of the Turkish gay set. Murat gets drawn into a new and exciting world of cross-dressers, street hustlers, old German aristocrats and young neo-nazi punks. But when tragedy strikes and painful secrets from his family's past begin to surface, sexual and political tensions ignite. Murat is, once again, caught between two worlds and forced to take a side. A powerful exploration of entrenched homophobia and racism, Lola and Bilidikid offers a potent metaphor of a subculture. Assuredly directed by Kutlug Ataman, this is an exceptional film which balances its hefty themes with moments of tenderness and humour.