Ekusute (Exte: Hair Extensions)
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Ekusute (Exte: Hair Extensions)
Chiaki Kuriyama (Kill Bill, Vol. 1) and prolific character actor Ren Osugi (Nightmare Detective) star in Suicide Club director Sion Sono's alternately satirical and terrifying tale of hirsute horror. Yuko (Kuriyama) is a eager apprentice at the Gilles de Rais salon who dreams of one day becoming a famous hair stylist. As a child Yuko was tormented by her sadistic older sister Kiyomi (Tsugumi), though these days the abusive sibling is more inclined to satisfy her mean streak by abusing her own subservient daughter Maki (Miku Sato). Meanwhile, on a nearby freight car, the corpse of a young… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This Japanese horror movie is weirder than anything life could offer."
‑ Wesley Morris, Boston Globe
"With fewer possible resolutions than recent J-horror ringtones and video cassettes, 'Exte: Hair Extensions' goes nowhere surprising."
‑ Donald J. Levit, ReelTalk Movie Reviews
"No amount of absurdity -- and this film delivers plenty -- can clip the essential enjoyments of Sion Sono's hair-horror flick, about haunted extensions that strangle their style-obsessed victims to death."
‑ Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out New York
"An erratic J-horror fable."
‑ Nick Pinkerton, Village Voice
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