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Nadine Labaki; Actress and Director - نادين لبكي - مخرجة و ممثله
Nadine Labaki was born on the 18th of February 1974, in Lebanon. Nadine started her career as one of many who joined Studio Il fan in the nineties on the LBC TV channel, directed then by one of the most famous Lebanese directors Mr. Simone Asmar.
After a couple of years since her graduation from Studio Al Fan, she became well recognized after she directed a music video clip of Katia Harb's song "Ma Fina" in 2002. Soon after the year 2003, Nadine became one of the best, if not the best, recognized names in the music filming industry. Their was a huge controversy for the music video clip she directed for Nancy Ajram "Akhasmak Ah" in 2003. She was even credited for Nancy's somewhat immediate fame after the movie clip was aired almost every 5 minutes on various Arabic music and non-music channels.
Nadine and Nancy stayed working as a team for the following couple of years, which amazingly proved to be a successful joined venture between the two. Some even thought that those girls won't even stand a chance without each others, but that prediction surely proved wrong. They had many music video clips together including "Ya Salam", "Lawn Ouyounak", "Inta Eih" which together improved both Ajram's and Labaki's career tremendously.
Nadine is definitely known for a unique style i using her video camera, she once admitted to the press that she is influenced by her uncle style in directing. Caroline Labaki which is Nadine's sister is also a film and music video director who started with her sister as a co-director, but currently she is trying things on her own, though not as famous as her sister, Caroline has proved to have both the talent and the tools.
Nadine Labaki has also tried acting, and her first role was in the film Bosta, the Lebanese film back in 2005. Lately she has also starred in the film Caramel or Sokkar Banat سكر بنات - which she has also co-wrote and directed. The film has become a box office success whether in Lebanon, the Arab World, or even internationally. Caramel premiered at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival which later rewarded Nadine with a couple of world wide awards including the one for the musical soundtrack composed by her musician husband Khaled Mouzannar.