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Hair Extensions

  • Film
  • 4 out of 5 stars

Time Out says

4 out of 5 stars
No amount of absurdity—and this film delivers plenty—can clip the essential enjoyments of Sion Sono’s hair-horror flick, about haunted extensions that strangle their style-obsessed victims to death. Sono is still best known for 2002’s grim Suicide Club, but here he takes a likeable turn toward mainstream, almost feminist thrills à la Ginger Snaps, as hairdresser-trainee Yuko (Kill Bill’s stoic Kuriyama) must do battle with the sadistic, woman-hating morgue attendant (Osugi) who commands the killer tendrils. Scary? Hardly. But the film has luxurious height and volume to spare.
Written by Joshua Rothkopf

Cast and crew

  • Director:Shion Sono
  • Cast:
    • Chiaki Kuriyama
    • Ren Osugi
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