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A hair-lairious Swedish/German rom-com!
Handsome young graduate Nickolo (Enrique Rivero) returns home determined to follow his vocation for snipping the latest styles at his grandfather’s hair salon. The local womenfolk are delighted, the grandfather not-so-much. It doesn’t take long for the hero to bump into his feisty love-interest Astrid (16-year-old Swedish actress Brita Appelgren), much to the annoyance of Astrid’s rich grandmother – inventor of a miraculous hair tonic for luscious long locks. This promising set-up is only the beginning, as Nickolo gets tangled up in a royal coup being staged in his former homeland Tirania…
This film is lots and lots of fun, with an appealing central couple (Rivero was heralded at the time as the next Valentino) and a host of charming supporting characters.
Dir. Ragnar Hyltén-Cavallius | Sweden | 1928 | N/C U | 1h 25m
+ short courtesy of University of Glasgow Archives & Special Collections
With: Enrique Rivero, Brita Appelgren, Hans Junkermann, and Maria Paudler
Performing live: John Sweeney (piano)
Screening material (and images) courtesy of the Swedish Film Institute
Dates & Times
|Sunday, 26 Mar 23 at 17:30 PM to 17:30 PM||Hippodrome||Book|
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