Caramel

    Genre
    Comedy, Drama, Romance
  • Runtime
    95 mins
  • Release Date
    2007
  • Countries
    France, Lebanon
  • Languages
    Arabic, French

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

Director Nadine Labaki (CAPERNAUM) serves up a sweet look at the inside of a Beirut beauty salon, rated 92% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, that ultimately serves as a microcosm for modern society, and a safe haven for the women who visit it. The intimate conversations shared over the course of a typical day reveal just how universal the lives, loves, and concerns of contemporary women truly are.
DIRECTED BY:
Nadine Labaki
WRITTEN BY:
Nadine Labaki, Jihad Hojeily, Rodney El Haddad
CAST INCLUDES:
Nadine Labaki, Yasmine Al Massri, Joanna Moukarzel, Gisèle Aouad, Adel Karam

SYNOPSIS

A beauty salon in Beirut is a safe haven for five women in this Lebanese romantic comedy. Shop owner Layale (Nadine Labaki) consults her employees about a problematic affair, stylist Rima (Joanna Markouzel) does not know how to handle her attraction to a female client, and seamstress Rose abandons her own ambitions to care for her family. With the support of their friends in their familiar salon, the women search for the answers to questions of life, love and happiness.

Caramel

    Genre
    Comedy, Drama, Romance
  • Runtime
    95 mins
  • Release Date
    2007
  • Countries
    France, Lebanon
  • Languages
    Arabic, French
DIRECTED BY
Nadine Labaki
WRITTEN BY
Nadine Labaki, Jihad Hojeily, Rodney El Haddad
CAST INCLUDES
Nadine Labaki, Yasmine Al Massri, Joanna Moukarzel, Gisèle Aouad, Adel Karam
Director Nadine Labaki (CAPERNAUM) serves up a sweet look at the inside of a Beirut beauty salon, rated 92% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, that ultimately serves as a microcosm for modern society, and a safe haven for the women who visit it. The intimate conversations shared over the course of a typical day reveal just how universal the lives, loves, and concerns of contemporary women truly are.

A beauty salon in Beirut is a safe haven for five women in this Lebanese romantic comedy. Shop owner Layale (Nadine Labaki) consults her employees about a problematic affair, stylist Rima (Joanna Markouzel) does not know how to handle her attraction to a female client, and seamstress Rose abandons her own ambitions to care for her family. With the support of their friends in their familiar salon, the women search for the answers to questions of life, love and happiness.

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