Some Like It Veiled (Cherchez la femme) (2017)




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Armand and Leila, are a couple. Mahmoud, Leila's brother, returned from a long stay in Yemen, which radically transformed him. Learning the love relationship, he decides to sequester his sister to remove him from Armand. Armand has no choice, if he wants to go to Mahmoud, he must put on the chador. The next day, a woman in chador paces the streets of Paris ... Her name is Scheherazade ...


Critic Reviews for Some Like It Veiled (Cherchez la femme)

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (1)

It's either a brilliant idea or a recipe for disaster, and in the hands of writer-director Sou Abadi, the film falls somewhere in between.

Jul 3, 2017 | Full Review…

[The film's female protagonist] isn't empowered to address her familial dispute; rather, it is ultimately left to the male, non-Muslims around her to fight her cause.

Jun 27, 2018 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

The result is a feeling of missed opportunity, tinged with embarrassment.

Mar 15, 2018 | Full Review…

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