CARAMEL (Nadine Labaki, 2007)

Beautifully written by the filmmaker, along with Rodney El Haddad and Jihad Hojeily, intimately, wistfully, humanely directed by Nadine Labaki, and intricately edited by Laure Gardette, Sukkar banat (Caramel) largely involves Layale, who owns a beauty salon in Beirut, and her three co-workers. (Labaki, whose eyes haunt, herself plays Layale.) One of these women, Nisrine, […]