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What’s a man without a mustache? In need of some patchwork. A film review

What’s a Man Without a Mustache, Croatia, 2006.

A comedy written and directed by Hrvoje Hribar. It was one of the highest grossing films in Croatia last year, but forget about the mustache, does it have legs, is a more important question. Unfortunately, international audiences may not be as willing to overlook the bald patches. A mustache is what separates two brothers in this film (both played by Leon Lucev), and it serves to symbolize the various definitions of macho. It is a film about men, how they deal with their role in society.

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May 9, 2009 Posted by | cinema | , , , | Leave a comment