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Good Hair

Good Hair
  • 2009
  • US
  • 95 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Jeff Stilson
  • Written by: Lance Crouther, Paul Marchand, Chris Rock, Chuck Sklar, Jeff Stilson
  • Cast: Chris Rock, Raven-Symoné, Nia Long, Ice-T, KRS-One, T-Pain, Paul Mooney, Kerry Washington, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Lauren London, Eve, Melyssa Ford, Salt-N-Pepa
  • Website: www.goodhairdvd.com

Rock enters Louis Theroux presenter territory with this documentary on the relationship between African-American women and their hair. Choosing comedy over social political commentary at every turn, this adventure takes him from beauty shops in Harlem to hair manufacturing plants in India.

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Chris Rock's Good Hair examines African-American hair styling

10 Aug 2010

US comedian's take on this cultural phenomenon

Last chance to catch comedian, writer and actor Chris Rock’s fascinating documentary about the crazy world of African-American hair styling at the cinema. GFT, Glasgow, Mon 16-Wed 18 Aug.

Good Hair

24 Jun 20103 stars

(12A) 95min Chris Rock with mouth largely agape enters Louis Theroux presenter territory with this documentary on the relationship between African-American women and their hair. The desire of black Americans to get rid of the kinks in their afro and…

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