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Bedhead

USA, 1990 (MIFF 1991, Fiction)

Director: Robert Rodriguez

Sibling rivalry has rarely been represented with such gusto, humour or unashamed violence as a young Mexican American girl finally decides to teach her brother - a cruel youth suffering from an irrepresible case of Texan bedhead - a lesson. (L.A.)

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