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Honey Cigar

2020 1h 40m Drama List
67% Tomatometer 6 Reviews
A French Algerian teenager falls for a new classmate, while her mother tries to set her up with other suitors. Read More Read Less

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Jay Weissberg Variety The film too often falls back on paper-thin characterizations that trip up the director's ambitious attempt to give equal voice to a mélange of weighty personal and political issues. Sep 20, 2020 Full Review Boyd van Hoeij Hollywood Reporter [A] well-acted and intimate tale... Sep 8, 2020 Full Review Joseph Fahim Middle East Eye At 100 minutes, Honey Cigar, feels truncated. Relationships are suddenly cut short and resumed with insufficient conviction; while plenty of the unfolding action is rushed and never given room to breathe Aug 6, 2021 Full Review Amber Wilkinson Eye for Film Aïnouz is at her best in the moment with Selma, whether it's when she's lost in erotic thought at the beach, during first go at sex or gazing at herself in the mirror. Rated: 3.5/5 Apr 20, 2021 Full Review Felipe Rodríguez Torres Caimán Cuadernos de Cine [Director Kamir] Ainouz knows how to convey some truly dramatic changes [while] avoiding sensationalisms that enable the evolution and maturity of his main character. [Full review in Spanish] Nov 12, 2020 Full Review Sarah Ward Screen International A film with a wonderfully personal and frank perspective. Sep 5, 2020 Full Review Read all reviews
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Movie Info

Synopsis A French Algerian teenager falls for a new classmate, while her mother tries to set her up with other suitors.
Director
Kamir Aïnouz
Producer
Marie-Castille Mention-Schaar, Christine Rouxel
Screenwriter
Kamir Aïnouz
Production Co
SG Image 2018, OCS, Commissariat Général à l'Égalité des Territoires (CGET), Willow Films, Eliph Productions, Casa Kafka Pictures Movie Tax Shelter Empowered by Belfius, La Région Île-de-France, M.D. Ciné, Les Films du Mirakle , Centre National du Cinéma et de L'image Animée, Indéfilms 8, Agence Nationale de Gestion des Oeuvres Audiovisuelles (ANGOA), Tax Shelter du Gouvernement Fédéral Belge, Fonds Images de la Diversité, Les Films du Fleuve, A Plus Image Développement 7, Les Productions du Ch'timi
Genre
Drama
Original Language
French (France)
Runtime
1h 40m