Share

Watch It

On DVD: Now | On Blu-ray: TBD

The Beauty Academy of Kabul

  • Release Date: Mar 24, 2006
  • Rated:
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 14 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Liz Mermin

Synopsis

A team of women attempts to bring a vital part of the American way of life to war-torn Afghanistan in this documentary. Sponsored by U.S.-based manufacturers of hair-care products and cosmetics, a group of American volunteers traveled to Afghanistan to start the nation's first Western-styled school of cosmetology after the collapse of the Taliban. Eager to offer Afghan women a different way of looking at themselves and others, the friendly but often gregarious Americans occasionally find themselves at...more

Movies.com Critics

4.5

Dave White Profile

No, it's not a mockumentary.

Read full review

Sorry, not available

Grae Drake Profile


Read Grae's other reviews

Other Critics

4.0

68 out of 100 Metascore®

Generally favorable reviews

Read reviews

Advertisement