Films

Good Hair

October 9th 2009
  • Comedy/Documentary,
  • PG-13,
  • 95 min,
  • Roadside Attractions
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  • Cast: Chris Rock, Ice-T, Nia Long, Paul Mooney, Raven-Symone, Maya Angelou, KRS-One, Salt-n-Pepa, Eve, Reverend Al Sharpton, Meagan Good, Kerry Washington, Andre Harrell, Melyssa Ford, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Traci Thoms
  • Director: Jeff Stilson
  • Writers: Lance Crouther, Paul Marchand, Chris Rock, Chuck Sklar, Jeff Stilson
  • Producers: Jenny Hunter, Kevin O'Donnell, Jeff Stilson
  • Associate Producer: Douglas Miller
  • Executive Producers: Nelson George, Chris Rock
  • D.O.P.s: Cliff Charles, Mark Henderson
  • Editors: Paul Marchand, Greg Nash
  • Music: Marcus Miller

Storyline

The movie focuses on African Americans and seeks to explore some of the aspects of African American hair. During his quest for knowledge, Chris Rock delves into the $9 billion black hair industry, and visits such places as beauty salons, barbershops, conventions, scientific laboratories (to learn the science behind chemical relaxers that straighten hair), and India, where many of the hair weaves worn by African American women are from. Various celebrities also talk about some of their own experiences with their hair, and how black hair is perceived in the black community.

Basic Information

  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Filming Locations: Atlanta, USA; India
  • MPAA Warning: Some language including sex and drug references, and brief partial nudity
  • Production Companies: Chris Rock Entertainment, HBO Films

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