Very sassy. A classic Mediterranean feel good comedy.
I guess I could be very critical of some bits (like the occasional shakycam and generally not very interesting cinematography), but the actors are so good and it’s all so touching and charming. So on charm alone:
Caramel. Nadine Labaki. 2007. Lebanon.
Jad Ballout’s Garcia’s Fattoush Cup
- 1 part cucumber syrup
- 1 part extra virgin olive oil
- 2 parts simple syrup
- 2 parts lemon juice
- 7 parts lemon vodka
- some cherry tomatoes
- some mint leaves
Put all ingredients into a shaker and crush the tomatoes and mint leaves. Shake with ice. Double strain into a cup. Serve with crisp bread on the side.