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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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Richie
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2nd Guy Waiting for Art
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Kevin Blackton ...
Judge
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Sprow (as Todd Brotze)
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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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During Art's conversation with Gladys, the lawn-watering neighbor, she is lighting and smoking a cigarette in close ups with her left hand. Alternating between closeups and long shots during the conversation, closeups of her face and hands show her holding the cigarette in her left hand. In long shots she is holding the cigarette in her right hand and the hose is in her left hand. See more »

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a fine little vehicle for Cliff
8 January 2010 | by (Spring Valley, CA USA) – See all my reviews

Just watched the this little movie from netflix. I'm not sure what I rated on their system that had them recommend this one to me but they did, I checked it and am glad to have done so. It is nice to see a well acted, be it slow, character driven movie were nothing blows up, there are no fights and no green screen used. John Ratwhatever is outstanding as the older man who has lost what matters most to him, his wife and still has to muddle through his day to day life. One reviewer referred to him as unlikeable which I do not see, he is just left walking through life. The young lady who comes to work for him in his barbershop and shows him that he still has something to give is more then adequate. There is no heavy handed message here, just a little indi movie about people and their lives.


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