Bad Hair
aka Pelo malo
First screened in December 2014
Director: Mariana Rondón. Cast: Samuel Lange Zambrano, Samantha Castillo, Nelly Ramos, María Emilia Sulbarán, Julio Méndez, Beto Benites, Marta Estrada, Wilfredo Tortosa, Ali Rondón, Luis Domingo González. Screenplay: Mariana Rondón.

Twitter Capsule: A Bluest Eye for a kinky-haired Venezuelan kid. As sensitive as Tomboy to a genderqueer child. Impressive in all aspects.

VOR:   As observant as the best recent Latin American cinema. DNA of New Wave, neorealism, too. Works as personal and political story. "Minor," but nails its tasks.

Photo © 2013 Cinema Tropical/Sudaca Films

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+

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