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Hairdresser, The

Hairdresser, The

Original Title: Die Friseuse
Directors: Dorris Dörrie
German with subtitles
106 min. min
World Cinema

Big is beautiful in this colorful comedy about an obese stylist who bears the burdens of her size with indefatigable good humor. Kathi, having recently relocated to Berlin with her teenage daughter after her husband left her for a younger, thinner woman, decides to open her own salon when she is refused employment because of her appearance. To fund this new venture, she defies adversity and takes on her most outrageous challenge yet.

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Dorris Dörrie
Jeanne Randall Malkin Family Foundation