Let's talk Latin America

Samantha Castillo

Film focus: Pelo Malo

Film editor Scarlett Sullivan gives the low-down on 2013 release Pelo Malo. From Venezuelan writer/director Mariana Rondón comes this poignant tale of a young boy who, against the wishes of his distressed mother, Marta (Samantha Castillo), decides to straighten his curly hair in an attempt to mirror the appearance of his celebrity idols for his yearbook photo. […]