GenreDrama Music directorCamilo Froideval WriterMariana Rondon LanguageSpanish
Release date7 September 2013 (2013-09-07) (TIFF) CastBeto Benites (El Jefe), Samantha Castillo (Marta), Samuel Lange Zambrano (Junior), Nelly Ramos (Carmen (The Grandmother)), María Emilia Sulbarán Similar moviesVenezuela movies, Dramas
A Venezuelan boys (Samuel Lange Zambrano) desire to straighten his curly hair leads to friction between himself and his desperate single mother (Samantha Castillo).
Bad Hair (Spanish: ) is a 2013 Venezuelan drama film written and directed by Mariana Rondon. It was screened in the Contemporary World Cinema section at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.
A nine-year-old boy’s preening obsession with straightening his hair elicits a tidal wave of homophobic panic in his hard-working mother, in this tender but clear-eyed coming-of-age tale.