Miele (2014)

In HONEY, Irene lives alone on the coastline outside Rome. To her father and her married lover, she's a student. In reality, she often travels to Mexico where she can legally buy a powerful barbiturate. Working under the name of Miele… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 21, 2014
DVD Release Date: January 5, 2015
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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

[Honey is] never really laid bare as a character; her helpless, beseeching customers leave a much deeper impression.

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Sheri Linden
Los Angeles Times

The title character of "Honey" is a fascinating and complex figure, and Jasmine Trinca inhabits the role with a detached intensity that's thoroughly compelling.

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Nikola Grozdanovic
The Playlist

...director Valeria Golino...creates a subdued character study of a young woman's awakening to the brighter side of life.

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David Thomson
The New Republic

Seek it out.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

The film shies from directly addressing anguished existential questions. It is finally a story about the puncturing of one young, headstrong woman's personal belief system.

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Scott Tobias
The Dissolve

[Miele's ] small achievement is in trying to understand the life-and-death choices of two people who aren't as certain about what they're doing as they initially appear.

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

Trinca delivers a marvelously unfussy performance, rendering her complex character gradually, along with the effects of the opposing forces that tear at her.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

Golino shows impressive confidence behind the camera, tackling a complex story with patience and empathy.

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Louis Proyect

A visually stunning, superbly acted film with an intelligent and timely screenplay about the right of the human being to make the ultimate decision: ending one's life.

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Flixster Audience Score: 67% Flixster User Reviews
Walter M.
In "Miele," Irene(Jasmine Trinca) lives by the seaside. She tells her loved ones that she is going to Padua. Actually, she is going much further… More