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‘Honey Cigar’ (‘Cigare au miel’): Film Review | Venice 2020

‘Honey Cigar’ (‘Cigare au miel’): Film Review | Venice 2020

A girl living between countries and cultures, and between adolescence and adulthood, tries to come into her own in the Franco-Algerian coming-of-age drama Honey Cigar (Cigare au miel). This is the debut feature from filmmaker Kamir Ainouz and if that name sounds familiar, that’s because she’s the half-sister — and near-homophone — of Brazilian-Algerian director Karim Ainouz. The latter’s Invisible Life, which won Cannes’ Un Certain Regard prize last year, incidentally also looked at women beaten down by the patriarchy who nonetheless try to forge ahead and build a life for themselves.

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