Cheri is an upcoming film starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Rupert Friend, and directed by Stephen Frears. It is an adaptation of the novel by French author Colette. The film premiered at the 2009 Berlin International Film Festival. A romantic drama set in 1920s Paris, Cheri tells the story of a well-known French prostitute (Kathy Bates) sets up her son (Rupert Friend) with a fellow courtesan (Michelle Pfeiffer) to learn the ways of love, not expecting the two to continue their affair years down the road, when the chance for the man to marry into wealth threatens to destroy their romance. This movie hit UK theaters on May 08, 2009.