Pierre (Daniel Auteuil) is having a mid-life crisis. Realising that up to now he has led a very programmed life he decides to make a selfish journey into the unknown. Leaving his confused wife and son behind he flees to London to write a book. Whilst looking for a subject for his work Pierre stumbles across Tom (Stuart Townsend), a cafe manager by day, a male escort by night. Tom introduces Pierre to his underground world and instead of being shocked by it, he finds himself completely liberated by the people, the lifestyle and the sex. With his inspiration found, Pierre submerges himself into this world of unfulfilled women and a new-found purpose in life. But the more time he gives others, the less time he gives his book.