Uday Hussein (Dominic Cooper – Tamara Drewe) is a sadistic power-hungry man. He threatens to kill the family of an old school-friend named Latif (Dominic Cooper) unless he agrees to become his body double. Any important figurehead wants a double to pose as him for official events and to be a target for potential assassinations. In turn, Latif finds the glamorous lifestyle of the rich and famous a bewitching reality even though he hates Uday and his evil ways. When Uday’s girlfriend Sarrab (Ludivine Sagnier – Mesrine) takes a liking to him, Latif starts a dangerous relationship that could spell the end for everyone.