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Vidal Sassoon: The Movie (2011)



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This first-time, deeply intimate look into the life of Vidal Sassoon, from his early days in an orphanage, to his time as a soldier, his beginnings on Bond Street, and ultimately, the revolution he caused, which continues to this day. Vidal Sassoon The Movie was filmed over the course of 3 years and features unprecedented access to Vidal, candid interviews with former staff, family members, reporters and historians. Together they explore the life and legacy of the most influential hairdresser in the world, whose influence far outreaches the industry he changed forever. Millions revere the legend, yet so few know the man. -- (C) Official Site

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Critic Reviews for Vidal Sassoon: The Movie

All Critics (35) | Top Critics (21)

I could have done with something a little more critical than this polished, adulatory film, which comes over like a curtain raiser to be shown at a gathering of his 10,000 employees worldwide.

May 23, 2011 | Full Review…

The story of "the greatest hairdresser who ever lived" isn't given enough historical context: one of his Sixties contemporaries, designer Mary Quant, is on hand to reminisce, but the rest of the decade is merely a blur in the background.

May 20, 2011 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

If Vidal The Movie were a haircut, it would be a peek-a-boo fringe. Now you see him, now you don't.

May 20, 2011 | Rating: 3/5

Though you'd never have anticipated it, Vidal Sassoon emerges as an genuinely likable figure of some substance in this admittedly hagiographic documentary.

May 19, 2011 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Would have been more effective as an hour-long TV doc.

May 19, 2011 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Yes, it's a feature doc about a hairdresser. And you can wipe that supercilious smirk off your face right now.

May 18, 2011 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Vidal Sassoon: The Movie


KInd of interesting, especially to show how boring hair is nowadays, but I didn't much care fo rthe subject and his strange, elocution-trained voice. The 80's Vidal & Beverley Sassoon TV series, with white teeth & orange tan was a low point.

Lesley N
Lesley N

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