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Bad Hair (2013)

Pelo malo (original title)
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A nine-year-old boy's preening obsession with straightening his hair elicits a tidal wave of homophobic panic in his hard-working mother.

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Mariana Rondón

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Mariana Rondón
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Cast

Credited cast:
Samuel Lange Zambrano Samuel Lange Zambrano ... Junior
Samantha Castillo ... Marta
Beto Benites ... El jefe
Nelly Ramos Nelly Ramos ... Carmen (La abuela)
María Emilia Sulbarán María Emilia Sulbarán ... La niña
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Martha Estrada Martha Estrada ... Perla
Cristina Tovar Cristina Tovar ... Periodista
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A nine-year-old boy's preening obsession with straightening his hair elicits a tidal wave of homophobic panic in his hard-working mother.

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Country:

Venezuela | Peru | Argentina | Germany

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

25 April 2014 (Venezuela) See more »

Also Known As:

Bad Hair See more »

Filming Locations:

Caracas, Venezuela

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Dolby Digital

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Mi Limón Mi Limonero
Written by Carlos Imperial
Performed by Henry Stephen
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Captivating
11 July 2019 | by politicaldraftsSee all my reviews

Captivating and tells a lot about the lives of the people living there. How politics remains on the background, how dominant ideas shape the reaction of the mother and the immense poverty they live under is grasped perfectly.


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