BIFF 2021: 20.-28. oktober
Cinema Extraordinaire

Bad Hair

ORIGINAL TITLE:
Pelo Malo
Venezuela/ 2013/ 1 t. 33 min.
LANGUAGE:
Spansk
UNDERTEKSTER:
Engelsk
CAST:
Samuel Lange Zambrano, Samantha Castillo, Beto Benites
DIRECTOR:
Mariana Rondón
WRITER:
Mariana Rondón
CINEMATOGRAPHER:
Micaela Cajahuaringa
PRODUCER:
Marité Ugas
Bad hair life

Nine year old Junior lives with his kid sister and single mom in a giant, dilapidated housing project in Caracas. He spends his time observing the neighbours and dreaming of having straight hair "like a pop singer". But in a Venezuela heading for social breakdown, young boys are not encouraged to sing and dance and worry about their hair. Equal parts improvised drama, well-crafted coming-of-age story and critical commentary of Venezuelan socio-economic politics, BAD HAIR is one of this year's most pleasant surprises.

 

Mariana Rondón

Mariana Rondón (Venezuela, 1966) Filmografi: POSTALES DE LENINGRADO (2007), A LA MEDIANOCHE Y MEDIA (1999)

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