Lebanese Film 'Caramel' Shows at the Sunrise
The Sunrise Theater will play a foreign drama-comedy Friday, May 2, through Tuesday, May 6.
The film is a debut of writer/director/actress Nadine Labaki, and follows the lives and loves of five women whose paths criss-cross in Beirut.
Most of the action takes place in and around a Beirut beauty parlor where three of the characters work. All have problems with men.
Labaki plays a young woman who is having an illicit affair with an older man who will never leave his wife.
Another beautician is infatuated with a female customer who seemingly shares her feelings.
A third is engaged to be married but is wondering how she can fool her fianc into believing that their wedding night is her "real" wedding night.
"Caramel" has been acclaimed as: "warm and sweet, this Lebanese film lives up to its substance without ever being too sugary."
It is spoken in Arabic and French with subtitles, and touts that the bonds between women are the ones that matter and last.
The film begins Friday and runs through Monday.
All performances are at 7:30 p.m., with 2:30 matinees on Saturday and Sunday.
The film, rated PG-13, is an hour and 36 minutes.
Tickets are $7 for adults, $6 for matinees, and $5 for all under 12.
The movies are commercial-free. Concessions are available.
The Sunrise Theater is located on 250 NW Broad Street in Southern Pines.
For more information, call (910) 692-3611 or visit www.sunrisetheater.com
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