Some names seem to have been changed to recast Welcome to New York as a roman à clef but, no matter how you cut it, Ferrara’s take on the Dominique Strauss-Kahn scandal is going to be a lot of things, none of them a ripped-from-the-headlines, Law & Order-style procedural. Expect butts.

Playing in Williamsburg tonight at 9 PM. If you’re not in Cannes, think of this as… bringing a little liberté, égalité, and fraternité to the Big Apple.