So maybe you can have your cake and eat it too?

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Cake: raw, confusing, intriguing and limited baking.

Assim Abassi’s ‘Cake’ was not quite what I thought it was going to be. The Pakistani 2018 mystery/drama did not quite grab my attention like the previous films we have watched. I was to say the least confused for a large proportion of the time, maybe it was due to the heavy dialogue or the uncertain storylines or tweeting whilst trying to read subtitles. Either way I was unsure of what to make of the film in between the wild story lines, family drama, love and death.

Given the prior, my tweets were all over the place. I had so many questions, yet so few answers. The one similarity I noticed between my tweets, was the commentary of the different cultural aspects of the characters lives, and how their upbringing and culture shaped their decisions. I was fascinated as to why I thought…

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