6.8/10
1,705
9 user 67 critic

Honey (2013)

Miele (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 1 May 2013 (Italy)
Trailer
1:55 | Trailer

Watch Now

With Prime Video

ALL
Irene, nicknamed 'Honey', has devoted herself to people looking for help, and tries to alleviate their suffering, even when they make extreme decisions. One day she has to cope with ... See full summary »

Director:

Valeria Golino

Writers:

Mauro Covacich (novel), Valeria Golino | 2 more credits »
23 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Euphoria (2018)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A difficult situation gives two distant brothers the opportunity to get to know each other better. Matteo is a successful young entrepreneur, open-minded, charming and dynamic. His brother ... See full summary »

Director: Valeria Golino
Stars: Riccardo Scamarcio, Valerio Mastandrea, Isabella Ferrari
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Gaetano and Delia, a separated couple, try to pick up the pieces of their broken love, recalling all the faults and the mistakes which led them to where they are now.

Director: Sergio Castellitto
Stars: Riccardo Scamarcio, Jasmine Trinca, Anna Galiena
Salvo (2013)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Salvo is a body guard and hit man for a mafioso. After foiling an attack on his employer, Salvo hunts down the man who organised it and encounters the man's blind sister. She causes Salvo to question himself and his existence.

Directors: Fabio Grassadonia, Antonio Piazza
Stars: Saleh Bakri, Luigi Lo Cascio, Sara Serraiocco
Fortunata (2017)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The story of a young mother (Jasmine Trinca) with a failed marriage behind her, who fights daily for her dream to open a hair salon, challenging her fate in an effort to free herself and gain independence and right to happiness.

Director: Sergio Castellitto
Stars: Jasmine Trinca, Stefano Accorsi, Alessandro Borghi
Pericle (2016)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A mobster becomes enlightened when he falls for a woman and decides to change his ways.

Director: Stefano Mordini
Stars: Riccardo Scamarcio, Marina Foïs, Valentina Acca
Human Capital (2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The destinies of two families are irrevocably tied together after a cyclist is hit off the road by a jeep in the night before Christmas Eve.

Director: Paolo Virzì
Stars: Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Matilde Gioli, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi
Another Life (2013)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

The South of France. Internationally famous pianist Aurore collapses one night during a performance, over-exhausted from too many concerts. Tired of music, she believes she no longer has ... See full summary »

Director: Emmanuel Mouret
Stars: Joey Starr, Virginie Ledoyen, Jasmine Trinca
Black Souls (2014)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The story of three brothers, the sons of a shepherd, close to the ndrangheta and of their divided soul.

Director: Francesco Munzi
Stars: Marco Leonardi, Peppino Mazzotta, Fabrizio Ferracane
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A man organize the perfect Christmas for his perfect family...but no one is who they say they are.

Director: Paolo Genovese
Stars: Sergio Castellitto, Marco Giallini, Claudia Gerini
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A psychoanalyst and his family go through profound emotional trauma when their son dies in a scuba diving accident.

Director: Nanni Moretti
Stars: Nanni Moretti, Laura Morante, Jasmine Trinca
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

When a politician disappears, his (mad) twin brother is brought to replace him.

Director: Roberto Andò
Stars: Toni Servillo, Valerio Mastandrea, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi
Ultimatum II (2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A young French couple deals with ramifications of world events on their relationship as Saddam Hussein threatens to launch SCUD missiles on Israel.

Director: Alain Tasma
Stars: Gaspard Ulliel, Jasmine Trinca, Michel Boujenah
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jasmine Trinca ... Irene
Carlo Cecchi Carlo Cecchi ... Carlo Grimaldi
Libero De Rienzo ... Rocco
Vinicio Marchioni ... Stefano
Iaia Forte ... Clelia
Roberto De Francesco Roberto De Francesco ... Filippo
Barbara Ronchi ... Sandra
Massimiliano Iacolucci Massimiliano Iacolucci ... Padre di Irene
Claudio Guain Claudio Guain ... Ennio
Elena Callegari Elena Callegari ... Carla
Teresa Acerbis Teresa Acerbis ... Madre di Lorenzo
Jacopo Crovella Jacopo Crovella ... Lorenzo
Valeria Bilello ... Madre di Irene
Gianluca Di Gennaro ... Ragazzo discoteca (as Gianluca De Gennaro)
Caterina Fornaciai Caterina Fornaciai ... Commessa negozio di giocattoli
Edit

Storyline

Irene, nicknamed 'Honey', has devoted herself to people looking for help, and tries to alleviate their suffering, even when they make extreme decisions. One day she has to cope with Grimaldi and his invisible malaise. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official Facebook

Country:

Italy | France

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

1 May 2013 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Dvash See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

€1,650,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

The film is set mostly in Italy and partially in Mexico. At one point medication from New York-based pharmacy chain Duane Reade appears on screen. See more »

Soundtracks

Les sabots d'Hélène
Written and Performed by Georges Brassens
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Morire con dignità ~ Death with Dignity, Italian Style
14 April 2015 | by Barev2013See all my reviews

MIELE (Honey), Italian, 2013, Directed by Valerian Golino: Starring Jasmine Trinca (Miele) and Carlo Cecchi (Grimaldi) Viewed at Jameson CINEFEST, Miskolc, Hungary, October 2013:

The Italian film Miele had another unusual subject this week, Euthanasia, and a fascinating lead actress, I have never seen before but would like to see much more of after this. Jasmine Trinca is exceptionally beautiful, has a perfect face, globular eyes and slim body, and you simply cannot keep yours eyes off of her -- even dressed as she is in this film unglamorously in jeans, and with boyishly close cropped hair. Miele is basically the story (third time this week) of a relationship between a young woman and a much older man; Irene, 31, and Grimaldi (Carlo Cecchi) 74. Irene, nick named "Miele" (honey) has an unusual job which requires her to take trips to Mexico to procure dog killer, Latuna, ostensibly a substance "to put down dogs", but actually a poison to put terminally ill patients out of their misery. The subject is Euthanasia, and the complicated psychology of people who want to end it all. Irene is an illegal suicide assistant and gives the applicants every chance to change their minds, but in the end it is Mr. Grimaldi, a 70 year old man in perfect health but simply tired of living, who will make her change her own mind about the grisly way she has chosen to make a living -- administering illegal drugs and poisons to people who want to die. A bit thin in story line but the hypnotically beautiful lead actress turns it into a compelling sit through ; Jasmine Trinca, 31, was the actress playing Irene. The pic was directed by well known Italian actress Valeria Golino, her first turn behind the cameras, a modt promising debut to say the least.

Trinca, a leading light in Italian films since 2000, received the Italian Golden Globe "Nastro d'argento" best actress award this year for her work in "Miele" and the film itself was screened at Cannes in "Un certain regard" where it won a commendation by the Ecumenical jury, a body whose function is to show support for Good Christian values. One can easily see why since suicide is a mortal sin in the Catholic Church.

Ten stars -- Jasmine Trinca will give you a reason to live another day


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 9 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed