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The Barber (2002)

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A weary town faces a long, dark winter.

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A weary town faces a long, dark winter.

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Rated R for language and some violence | See all certifications »

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31 December 2002 (USA)  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Toward the end of the film when the chief is shot in the back, we see that the pellets exit his abdomen. However, while he is laying the table int he coroner's lab, there is no such wound. See more »

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Paddy: Shot, choked, there's no difference...
Dexter Miles: Oh, there is, if you love someone.
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Viodeoographer...Joseph Alaniz See more »

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The Truth Is In Your Eyes
Written by Steve Elliot
Performed by Steve Elliot and Lucie Walker
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Lynch Influences
13 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Everyone looks for the perfect film and thinks if they do not find it there is nothing worth while. That is why I really enjoy...if not love this film! I need not say anything about Malcolm since his acting and career speaks for itself, but also consider that the films he chooses are not necessarily main stream, but possess some merit(considering his 147 IMDb acting entries).

This film made me think of an Insomnia (foreign or domestic) meets David Lynch (Twin Peaks of course), or the other way around depending on which influenced you first. I can't but wonder if all those things criticized about this film were intentional. The quirky nature of each character, for example, due to effects of S.A.D. (Seasonal Affective Disorder - http://www.nmha.org/infoctr/factsheets/27.cfm), provide the canvas for the film to unfold onto.

This is the one of few reviews I have written, even though I personally own over 1500 films (not that it really means anything or that I have seen them all)! I just felt that someone needed to speak up for the misunderstood. If you spent the time to actually read my comments I thank you for your time, whether you enjoy this film or not. If you have not seen the film, I would like to say it would be worth your while, but this is the kind of film you have to experience for yourself and see how it suits you.


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