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Caramel (Sukkar banat) (2007)

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Nadine Labaki Nadine Labaki
Layale
Yasmine Elmasri Yasmine Elmasri
Nisrine
Gisèle Aouad Gisèle Aouad
Jamale
Adel Karam Adel Karam
Youssef
Fatmeh Safa Fatmeh Safa
Siham


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Nadine Labaki Nadine Labaki
(idea) and
Jihad Hojeily Jihad Hojeily
(idea)


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8 years, 7 months ago at Jan 5 1:55
Gentle romantic comedy/drama (i.e. chick flick) centered around a beauty salon in Beirut and primarily the women who work there. Romance & humour, heartbreak & happiness, covers the usual gamut for this genre of film and does it without going over the top. The first time director does a good job and is herself part of the equally competent ensemble cast. The background score and the rest of the mu... read more
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Description: In Beirut, five women meet regularly in a beauty salon, a colorful and sensual microcosm of the city where several generations come into contact, talk and confide in each other. Layale loves Rabih, but Rabih is married. Nisrine is Muslim and her forthcoming marriage poses a problem; she is no longer a virgin. Rima is tormented by her attraction to women and especially to a lovely client with long hair. Jamale is refusing to grow old. Rose has sacrificed her life to take care of her elderly sister. In the salon, their intimate and liberated conversations revolve around men, sex and motherhood, between haircuts and sugar waxing wi ... (more)
Release date: 9 August 2007
Tags: Lebanon (4), Comedy (3), Beirut (3), Beauty Salon (3), Drama (2), Cannes (2), France (2), HQ (1), Female Leads (1), Movie (1), Sebastiane Award (1), Romance (1), Film (1), 2007 (1), Glbt (1), Beyrouth (1), Arabic (1), French (1), 2000s (1), Quinzaine Des Realisateurs (1)
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