Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Latin American Film Festival: Pelo Malo

We continue our Helping Reno With Her Homework with 2013 Venezuelan film Pelo Malo (Bad Hair):


Quick IMDB synopsis: A nine-year-old boy's preening obsession with straightening his hair elicits a tidal wave of homophobic panic in his hard-working mother.

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Rolling at 7:45!

210 comments:

  1. Paused at the title... with my hair straight

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  2. This Frenglish is comfusing me

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    1. I just pretend it makes me multilingual

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  3. DAFUQ?

    She's embarrassed by her kiddo and MOVES?

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  4. Cheese and bread for brekkie

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    1. Well...carbs and protein and dairy? Not terrible I guess

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  5. She's wanting to see old boss?

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  6. She's drunk and he's going to get the brunt of it

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  7. Seriously that kid is beautiful

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  8. KInda shy on screens in those parts

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  9. Is she looking for a sitter?

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    1. Ahhh. They look nothing alike

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    2. LOL!! I never even noticed the different colour, but you are right!

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  11. Grandma gonna help him straighten his hurr

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  12. Is that for revolution or Wigs for Cancer Kids?

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  13. That's why his hair is so curly and hers isn't!

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  14. TTM. Did you decide to Fro your hair in support of the new PM?

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  15. Nice to see them laughing together

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  16. I wish boys did see to pee...much less mess

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    1. I always walk around topless in front of my 9 year old boy. Not

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  18. Is this kid checking him out? Is that it?

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    1. Doesn't everyone hang around topless with their nine yr olds?

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    2. Getting their babies to play with their bewbs? NO

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  20. Awww

    I may have briefly entertained the idea of barettes for my boys

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    1. I'm patient. Someday they will make a comeback here in The States.

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    2. Plus, Spandex never weara out. You can keep those in stoarge for decades if need be!

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  22. You never see those merry go rounds any more

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    1. Some dumb kid spoiled it for everyone

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    2. They are perfect for bit lips and tongues

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  23. I'm so glad Grandma is helping him on one hand, and worried for how his mother will react of she even gets a hint of it

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    1. Agree! But grandma is even suspect as she won't acknowledge baby brother.

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    2. Why? Suspects different parentage?

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    3. She's mean too?? These kids have no fecking chance

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    4. I dunno.... I'm speculating

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    5. She told her that the babeh doesn't even look like her son

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  24. He's afraid to dance even

    Man

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  25. Here, rub rheumatism medicine on grannies back.

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  26. uhhhhhhh. That is some loud panting

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  27. That was some complicated angry sex

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    1. The staring must have given it a little extra oomph

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  28. Be a mensch and grab her a tissue

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    1. Tissues are for those with full half hour lunch breaks!

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  29. Everyone put on your ponytail elastic! Sexy times OVAH!

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  30. I mean

    Her life is clearly no picnic either

    But

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    1. It's also social norms where they are maybe?

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    2. Not as accepting as here?

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    3. It feels like she hates him

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    4. Maybe he is a continual reminder of a bad relationship?

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    5. Nobody should be raised by someone who hates them

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  31. makes me want to vacation in Venezuela

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  32. That little girl is,too cute

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    1. She thinks she made him gay.

      She doesn't understand about the photo

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  34. Yes, she never touches him, which will mean problems as a teenager, but that doesn't make a kiddo gay

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    1. That kiddo is gay though I think

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    2. He may be, but he is only 9. And gay isn't about attachment issues, is what I meant

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  35. Dear god! Don't touch your boy's thing!

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    1. No, no, the doctor told her to get a male role model so he can see a relationship between a woman and a man

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    2. I think so, anyway. My subtitles are janky

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    3. She said she touches the baby's thing but not Juniors!

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    4. For the love of god THIS WOMAN

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  36. oh, YouTube are there no beauty tips that you don't cover?

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  37. Haha. Neighbor is a hypnotist guru

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  38. DON'T YOU TOUCH ANYONE!

    Psycho woman

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  39. Always a good sign when a mom shakes off the touch of her son with anger and disgust

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    1. I don't think she hates him

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    2. She's worried about him, which is a good sign

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  40. You have GOT to be kidding me mom! Jeebus Cristo! He fell!

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  41. Here! I brought you some fish. I am going to have sex with your mother.

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  42. Haha! He doed look like an old man!

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  43. Yeah don't close the door so you can hear your mom banging Speedo

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  44. Oh sweet jeebus did she look at him while being boned?

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    1. I think we have firmly established that she has issues

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    2. Trying to show him hetero secks?

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  45. Okay ewwe, pulease shut the damn door

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  46. And now she can't shower the Speedo schmegma off

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