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The Beauty Academy of Kabul Review

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


Dave White Profile

No, it's not a mockumentary. Read full review

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  • 4.0

    out of 100

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Richard James Havis

    This quirky documentary about a group of American hairdressers who establish exactly that shows that the power of hair salons should never be underestimated.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    Democracy might not really come from a bottle of shampoo, but "Beauty Academy" teaches us that, sometimes, mascara really matters.

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