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Slugs and Snails

UK, 1991 (MIFF 1992, Documentary)

Director: Susan Brand

that's what little boys are made of. This imag­inative and polished film takes us mto one of the hundreds of women's beauty salons in London. Behind the scenes, appearance is an illusion. Discussion around the leg-waxing table focuses on whether men measure up to the beauty standard, and who really benefits from the bedroom lights remaining on. The film hints tantalizingly at the many broader questions of appearance, representation and gender (CS)

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