Mommy Is at the Hairdresser's (Maman est Chez le Coiffeur) Reviews

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Super Reviewer
June 3, 2013
A good film by Lea Pool that explores a family that has had mom leave for supposedly brighter prospects in the midst of the 1960s. An unusual circumstance for the ages leads to unusual behaviour by the kids.
½ April 8, 2012
I was so surprised by Marianne Fortier's acting (who played in the horrible Aurore), she was such a natural in this movie! The story was great and original (yet similar to most of the stories from LÃ (C)a Pool's family), and it was very enjoyable.
½ November 15, 2010
A family crisis film. It's summer of 1966 in a Québec town, Élise 15 years old suspects her father having an affair with his golfing partner. When she saw her father talking discreetly on the phone, Élise ran to her mother in the kitchen handing the phone receiver for her mother to listen the conversation. Her mother learns he was having an affair with another man and decides to leave the family and moving to London, England. The father is left alone with her daughter Élise and her two younger brothers which their life are disrupted.
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