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Bad Hair / Pelo Malo

Mariana Rondón Director: Mariana Rondón
Cast list: Beto Benites, Samuel Lange, Samantha Castillo, Nelly Ramos, María Emilia Sulbarán
Screenplay: Mariana Rondón
Director of Photography: Micaela Cajahuaringa
Editor: Marité Ugás
Producer: Sudaca Films
Distribution: FiGa Films/Cinema Glok
Rights: FiGa Films
Country: Venezuela, Peru, Argentina, Germany
Year: 2013
Running time: 93
Presentation format: 2k digital
Language: Spanish
Subtitles: Czech, English
Movie synopsis: Thousands of people live in cramped shabby cubes that make up the gigantic housing projects for the lower classes of Caracas. Nine-year-old curly Junior and his friend have holidays and they're preparing for a crucial moment – being photographed for the school yearbook. Junior insists on looking like his favorite pop singers in the picture, but what he lacks most is straight hair. His mother struggles to support the family including Junior's little brother, she dreads his long stays in front of the mirror, and she mistakenly tries to make him “normal”. A child's courage to be himself, brutally clashes with intolerance, and the conflict with mother escalates, although the boy really wants to gain her approval.
Awards and Nominations: San Sebastian IFF (2013) – Golden Seashell (Best Film) * Mar del Plata IFF (2013) – Best Director, Best Screenplay * Thessaloniki IFF (2013) – Special Jury Award, FIPRESCI Award * Montréal Festival of New Cinema (2013) – Best Actress
 

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Screenings
21.03.2014 / 16:15 Praha |CineStar Anděl, # 3, Impuls     buy ticket
22.03.2014 / 14:15 Praha |CineStar Anděl, # 3, Impuls     buy ticket
23.03.2014 / 10:30 Praha |CineStar Anděl, # 3, Impuls     buy ticket
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