Afro Saxons (2008) - Rotten Tomatoes

Afro Saxons (2008)




Critic Consensus: An affable hairdressing documentary that means well but doesn't really reach for any great heights; just like a hairdresser's chitchat.

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Critic Reviews for Afro Saxons

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (1)

For the most part, the affable, loose approach to filming works well in eliciting a genuine worldview from the film's (largely likeable) subjects.

October 17, 2008 | Rating: 3/6 | Full Review…
Time Out
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Big hair and bigger egos make for an entertaining and frequently amusing documentary.

October 17, 2008 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…
Times (UK)

It's an unpolished and slightly chaotic film that whisks the viewer breathlessly from salon to salon, without stopping to get to know any of the key characters in real depth.

October 17, 2008 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
Times (UK)

In its unpretentious way, this film has something to say about creativity and entrepreneurialism in modern Britain, and it's impossible to watch it without a smile on your face.

October 17, 2008 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

But it's good to see a vision of modern-day urban life free of grimy, gun-slinging clichés.

October 17, 2008 | Full Review…
Daily Telegraph (UK)

But while the gravity-defying creations, tonsorial trickery and intricate braidwork impress, the film is remarkably drab.

October 17, 2008 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
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