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PELO MAL0 (BAD HAIR) 2013

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  • dir.  Mariana Rondón
  • Year. 2013
  • country. Venezuela
  • run-time. 93 mins
  • rating. 15

£6.00 (£4.50 conc.)

Doors 19:30 - Film 20:00


Our Latin American Cinema season continues with:

PELO MALO  (BAD HAIR)

Pelo Malo tells the story of Junior, a 9-year-old boy growing up in a housing project in Venezuela with his mother and baby brother. As Junior begins to dream of straightening his unruly haircut (his “bad hair”) after seeing a slick pop star on TV, his mother distances herself even more from the son she is struggling to comprehend, a son in desperate need of a father figure. Pelo Malo is a charming coming-of-age story that manages to carry its universal emotions while still evoking the hard life depicted in the neighbourhood of Caracas.

In Spanish with English subtitles.


A deceptively sharp insight into life on the margins...
Playful, perceptive and poignant, as well as highly entertaining.
— Empire Online

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