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The Hairdresser (2010)

Die Friseuse (original title)
After being turned down to work at a hair salon because of her figure, a financially struggling hair dresser works to open her own shop.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gabriela Maria Schmeide ...
Kathi
Natascha Lawiszus ...
Julia
Ill-Young Kim ...
Tien
Christina Große ...
Silke
Rolf Zacher ...
Joe
Maria Happel ...
Centerleiterin
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Frau Krieger
Tobias Lehmann ...
Banker (as Tobias J. Lehmann)
Heiko Pinkowski ...
Klaus
Katharina Derr ...
Patsy
Ulla Geiger ...
Sachbearbeiterin
Dorothea Walda ...
Frau Peters
Matthias Freihof ...
Micha
Pierre Sanoussi-Bliss ...
Notarzt
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Daggi
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After being turned down to work at a hair salon because of her figure, a financially struggling hair dresser works to open her own shop.

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I was hooked in the first two minutes
25 November 2013 | by (Pasadena, California) – See all my reviews

The hairdresser, Kathi, is talking to a dowdy customer in the opening scene. She tries to persuade the woman to let her cut and color her hair in a rejuvenating style. Kathi is so warm and appealing that the customer opens up to her and they get into deep conversation. This scene enchanted me, Kathi has a great personality, and the actress portrays a truly human character, much more real that the stereotypes that commonly seen on the screen. There are interesting insights (for US viewers)into the welfare system in Germany. I enjoyed the humor, although not able to speak German. I don't like reading subtitles usually but this story really got to me. I needed to find out what happened next, would Kathi get her Beauty Shop running in the end, and what about the Vietnamese? Inspiring, feminist and entertaining.


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