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3.9
7 Ratings

Hair India

Italy, 2008
Documentary

Synopsis

The journey of a young Indian woman’s hair, donated to a temple to be then converted into exquisite hair extensions in Italy.

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Hair India Directed by Raffaele Brunetti, Marco Leopardi

Critics reviews

While watching Hair India, one cannot help but link the film’s protagonists—an uneasy and at times uncomfortable entwinement, but an entwinement nonetheless. It is precisely this tangling of characters that matters in this film, and not the fastidious documentation of “India with all of its contradictions”… In Hair India the strands of sold hair are more than the sum of their parts. They speak to the complex knot of class tensions and labour exploitation that, often quietly, shape our world.
August 21, 2014
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