The Romantic Barber

A neighborhood barber begins to rebuild his emotional life after his mother’s death. His life revolves around his house and his barbershop. Nothing special ever seems to happen to him until one day, fate brings him to Rio de Janeiro.

  • Iván Ávila Dueñas
    Director
  • Armando López
    Writer
  • Iván Ávila Dueñas
    Writer
  • Ozcar Ramírez González
    Producer
  • Luis Ángel Ramírez
    Producer
  • Isabel Illoro
    Producer
  • Antonio Salinas
    Key Cast
  • Carlos Valencia
    Key Cast
  • Brenda Castro
    Key Cast
  • Larissa Wanke
    Key Cast
  • Fernando Bezerra
    Key Cast
  • Germán Betancourt
    Key Cast
  • Sara Juárez
    Key Cast
  • Abraham Jurado
    Key Cast
  • Mayra Rivera
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    El peluquero romántico
  • Project Type:
    Feature
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 38 minutes 22 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 20, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    825,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Mexico
  • Country of Filming:
    Brazil, Mexico
  • Language:
    Portuguese, Spanish
  • Shooting Format:
    35mm, Digital 4K
  • Aspect Ratio:
    1:1.85
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Morelia Film Festival
    Morelia
    Mexico
    May 25, 2017
    World Premiere
  • Stockholm Film Festival
    Stockholm
    Sweden
    November 12, 2016
    European Premier
  • Chicago Latino Film Festival
    Chicago
    United States
    April 30, 2017
    USA Premier
Distribution Information
  • Arte Mecánica
    Country: Mexico
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Iván Ávila Dueñas

Zacatecas, 1965. Ivan Avila’s first film, "Adan & Eve (still)", was Official Selection at Mar del Plata and La Habana, Best First Film at Guadalajara and was nominated to 7 Mexican Academy Awards. "The Enlightened Blood" was the opening film at San Sebastian and was awarded at Biarritz and Tremblant. “The Romantic Barber” is his sixth feature film.

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