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150 Ratings

The Boy With Green Hair

Directed by Joseph Losey
United States, 1948
Drama, Family, Comedy


A parable about a young war orphan who is ostracized when his hair mysteriously turns green.

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The Boy With Green Hair Directed by Joseph Losey

Critics reviews

Losey deftly balances arch, colorful camp with neorealist pathos, resulting in what might the most subversive children’s movie ever made.
August 27, 2014
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A celebration of difference as well as a protest against the psychological and imaginative damage that war wreaks on children, The Boy with Green Hair has a sincere warmth and hopefulness that Losey would never repeat.
August 20, 2014
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