Paul and Louise love each other and get married, but WWI separates them. Paul, who wants to escape the hell of the trenches, becomes a deserter and finds Louise in Paris. He is condemned to hide in a hotel room. To put an end to his clandestine existence, Paul imagines a solution: to change his identity. Now he’ll be known as Suzanne. Between gender confusion and the trauma of war, the couple will arrive at an unusual destiny. Inspired by real facts, Deserter’s Masquerade is the story of Louise and her transvestite husband who loved and were torn apart in the Paris of the Roaring Twenties.