Caramel (2007)

Caramel (2007)
 

Director Nadine Labaki

Writer Nadine Labaki (idea), Jihad Hojeily (idea), Nadine Labaki (screenplay), Jihad Hojeily (screenplay), Rodney El Haddad (screenplay)

Genre Comedy, Drama, Romance

Year 2007

Actors Nadine Labaki, Yasmine Al Massri, Joanna Moukarzel, Gisèle Aouad

IMDB : 7.2 (9,945 votes)


 

Description Six women in Beirut seek love, marriage, and companionship and find duty, friendship, and possibility. Four work at a salon: Nisrine, engaged to Bassam, with a secret she shares with her co-workers; Jamale, a divorced mother of teens, a part-time model, fearing the encroachment of time; Rima, always in pants, attracted to Siham, a client who smiles back; Layale, in love with a married man, willing to drop everything at a honk of his horn. There's also Rose, a middle-aged seamstress, who cares for Lili, old and facing dementia. Rose has a suitor; Layale has an admirer on the police force. Is delight a possibility? Is caramel a sweet or an instrument of pain?

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