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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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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 ...
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Klaus
Katharina Derr ...
Patsy
Ulla Geiger ...
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Dorothea Walda ...
Frau Peters
Matthias Freihof ...
Micha
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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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Multiculturalism/Fatso flic as boring as the winter sky in Germany
5 October 2013 | by (Peru) – See all my reviews

I went into this movie completely open minded in the mood for a comedy. If you find unbelievable things like a fat woman needing a rope to get out of bed funny this movie may be for you. Although I suppose that could have been for her MS too not at all clear /neither is funny.

Also early on it became obvious that they were using doubles for the nude scenes and ridiculous stuffing under the main actress's dress for the face scenes (seeing an implausible lumpy looking fat person in every other frame was supposed to be hilarious?)

Anyway about half way through I realized it was a complete dud about the time the multicultural feel good stuff started to spin. The old man at the nursing home masturbating didn't help things along either---how riotously humorous eh?

This thing is as boring and colorless as the winter sky in Northern Europe--at least as depicted in this movie. Germany is one my favorite countries this movie makes Berlin look like some sort of future dystopia.

The scenery was so drab and dreary I can't even give it my usual extra star for a foreign venue.

Even if you look at this thing as a character study movie rather than a comedy what character do we have? A woman who thinks a positive attitude changes every bad thing that can happen? It flops. Dull and boring like the character's life. The staged fake feel good PC multicultural stuff is like adding a root canal to this thing.

Achtung! Avoid!!!!


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