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The Village Barbershop (2008)

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A fading smalltime barber is forced to hire the last person on earth he'd want working in his shop - a woman.

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Storyline

Art Leroldi is widowed and fading - a small time Reno barber stuck in a rut of haircuts and horse-books. When he loses his cutting partner of twenty years, he's faced with closing Reno's last man's man barbershop or hiring the last person on earth he'd ever want working there - a woman. More specifically, Gloria MacIntyre, a broke, spit-fire young woman suddenly unable to take no for answer. This is the story two unlikely people, who meet in one unlikely place - The Village Barbershop. Written by Chris Ford

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Rated R for language, some sexual content, nudity and drug material

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29 February 2008 (USA)  »

Box Office

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$458 (USA) (6 February 2009)

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$2,359 (USA) (10 April 2009)
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When Art's partner is being loaded into the ambulance outside the Chinese restaurant/brothel, an Asian man and woman are loudly arguing. The woman is shouting in Korean (with a strong American accent), and the man is speaking Vietnamese. See more »

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Fun, whimsical tale about a barber, a girl, and a new life
4 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Cheers" alumni John Ratzenberger stars as Art Leroldi, a grumpy barber who holds some personal issues of his past a bit too closely. When troubled times come, he is forced to hire Gloria, a female - something he never thought he'd do. Although she comes across a bit brashly at first, she ends up being his business mind that might save the day. Enter other characters along the way, that both add and disparage each of them, and the tale keeps the viewer watching. The filming was done well. The story is interwoven with subplots, and moves ahead at a good pace. The characters are interesting, and each has their own tale to tell, while intertwining with each other. For a first effort, director/writer Chris Ford strikes a winner with this piece. Expect great things in the future. Don't miss this flick though.


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