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A Scent of Mint

A Scent of Mint
2002, director: Pierre Sidaoui

Excerpt (1:32)


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The Lebanese Canadian filmmaker Pierre Sidaoui remembers childhood winters in Lebanon. He nostalgically compares memories of small town Lebanon and his subsequent life in Canada. Falling snow used to be a magical event. As an adult in Montreal, Sidaoui has a different perspective on cold weather. A childhood painting and some family photos personalize the memories.