Welcome to Leeds Confidential
Reset Password
The Confidential websites will be undergoing routine updates. This may cause the sites to go offline. We apologise in advance for any inconvenience.

You are here: Leeds ConfidentialCompetitions.

Two pairs of tickets for a lovely movie

Get yourself down to Caramel at Cornerhouse: we've got two pairs of tickets to give away

Published on June 5th 2008.


Two pairs of tickets for a lovely movie

Dir Nadine Labaki
Synopsis

Nadine Labaki's debut movie is an absolute cracker with forbidden love, repressed sexuality, refusal to age gracefully and duty versus desire.

What are we missing here? Elves maybe, magic?

Well exactly. This is no fantasy epic but a real movie about five Lebanese women and covers – or rather swamps – all the emotional bases.

There's lesbian leanings, surgically reinstated virginity, OAP dating and infidelity, in a film which looks at current situations in a society, and a country, split between Western liberties and Eastern traditions.

The majority of the female characters are non-professional actresses and bring a warmth to the movie which it might otherwise have lacked. Because this isn't a heavy slog of a film, but full of sensuousness and humour. Given the main location for the action it could be nothing else. The setting is a Beirut hairdressers’ where, between treatments, the stylists and clients exchange frank conversation about their loves and lives.

This competition has now closed.

Like what you see? Enter your email to sign up for our newsletters which are chock-a-block with more great reviews, news, deals and savings.

To post this comment, you need to login.Please complete your login information.
OR CREATE AN ACCOUNT HERE..
Or you can login using Facebook.

ENTER COMPETITION NOW

Thank you for your interest, but this competition closed to further entries on June 4th 2008.

Latest Rants

How do i try and win tickets, dont understand eeekkkkk !!!!

 Read more
Christine Dodd

Looks good

 Read more
Deanne Lamb

Fantastic opportunity to support local small craftsman

 Read more
Kara O'hara

love you and next day delivery for a year for £9.99

 Read more

Explore The Site

© Mark Garner t/a Confidential Direct 2017

Privacy | Careers | Website by: Planet Code