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Hair Television (Full Length) – 1993 Documentary Arts/Culture

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Apemen, Barbie dolls, and hairy shoes ... as this documentary demonstrates, hair turns up everywhere — or not, as one man's poignant and matter-of-fact testimony to the horrors of losing it demonstrates. Hair's co-director, artist Judy Darragh, uses her fascination with all-things hirsute as a springboard for wit, thought-provoking theories, and some unusual artwork. She also phones Welsh author Elaine Morgan, who believes our ancestors lost much of their hair thanks to a semi-aquatic past. Producer Fiona Copland joins Darragh as co-director. 

Key Cast & Crew

Fiona Copland

Co-Director, Producer

Judy Darragh

Co-Director, Subject, Subject

Stephanie Johnson

Writer

This child will grow 37 feet of hair in her lifetime. She’ll spend 55,000 dollars cleaning, cutting, conditioning and removing it. And chances are, she still won’t be happy with it.
– Narrator Hal Weston

Produced by

Television One (TV One)

Acknowledgements

NZ On Screen acknowledges the talent and creatives for allowing NZ On Screen to reproduce this title on this website

Made with funding from NZ On Air

Music

Music composed by Neil Duncan
‘Your Hair’ written by Jon McLeary