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by Nadine Labaki


Layal works in a beauty salon in Beirut along with 3 other women. Each one has a problem: Layal has a relationship with a married man, Nisrine will marry to a muslim, Rima is lesbian and Jamal is worried about getting old...

international title: Caramel
original title: Sukkar banat
country: France
year: 2007
genre: fiction
directed by: Nadine Labaki
film run: 96'
release date: FR 15/08/2007, BE 12/09/2007, IT 21/12/2007, NL 17/01/2008, ES 18/01/2008, UK 07/03/2008, DE 03/04/2008
screenplay: Nadine Labaki
cast: Nadine Labaki, Ismaïl Antar, Joanna Mkarzel, Sihame Haddad
cinematography by: Yves Sehnaoui
art director: Cynthia Zahar
costumes designer: Caroline Labaki
producer: Anne-Dominique Toussaint
production: Les Films des Tournelles
distributor: Bac Films, Cinéart (BE)


main awards/selection

Cannes 2007 Directors' Fortnight (selection)
San Sebastian Film Festival 2007 Audience Award
Youth Award
Sebastiane Award

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