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The Barber (2002)

A weary town faces a long, dark winter.

Director:

Micheal Bafaro
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Malcolm McDowell ... Dexter Miles
Jeremy Ratchford ... Sheriff Corgan
Garwin Sanford ... Agent Crawley
Brenda James ... Sally
Paul Jarrett ... Everett
Erin Wright Erin Wright ... Jewels
Philip Granger ... Levi
C. Ernst Harth ... Buffalo
John Destry John Destry ... Cecil
David Abbott David Abbott ... Halstrom
Arnie Walters ... Paddy
Ralph Alderman Ralph Alderman ... Farley
Vince Murdocco ... Agent Rayner
Gary Hetherington ... Jim
Michael Kopsa ... Father Stiffler
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A weary town faces a long, dark winter.

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Darkness can do strange things to a man See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

Canada | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 December 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Le barbier See more »

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

The two hunters find Lucy's body in daylight even though the rest of the movie makes a big deal about it being winter with 24-hour darkness. Characters later make a brief mention how Lucy's body was discovered shortly before the nightfall in Alaska. See more »

Quotes

Levi Gansby: [referring to Buffalo's empty bottle of Revelstoke whiskey] Shit, you drank all the Revy!
'Buffalo' Sedwick: [mockingly] 'You drank all the Revy.' So what, hillbilly? There's plenty more back in the truck.
Levi Gansby: The truck is a good half-mile hike outta here - and I AIN'T no hillbilly.
'Buffalo' Sedwick: Well...
[sniffing]
'Buffalo' Sedwick: if it smells like shit... and looks like shit
[chuckling]
'Buffalo' Sedwick: I'd be bettin' it is shit.
Levi Gansby: Shut yer head! Shut yer head! I gonna teach you some respect!
[shoves Buffalo to the ground]
[...]
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Viodeoographer...Joseph Alaniz See more »

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Lesser Slave
Written and Performed by Nicholas Barnes
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Lynch Influences
13 February 2006 | by Socrates-777See 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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