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Big Hair Woman
  A 'docu-comedy' set in Papua New Guinea, starring 'Effie'.
  45 min, Network TEN, 1997

BIG HAIR WOMAN is a "docu-comedy" which gives the audience a slice or three of ordinary life in contemporary Papua New Guinea. It stars Australia's most famous Greek hairdresser, Effie, played by Mary Coustas. As Effie, the tourist from hell, is let loose in this wonderful land of contrasts, we, the audience, go with her. The film is half documentary, half bizarre comedy. With its award winning cinematography and original style, it is a journey of discovery that informs as it entertains.

More information about this film can be found here... Synopsis

The Network TEN ad and a short excerpt from Big Hair Woman can be viewed here... Theatrette

More excerpts from the film can be viewed on the National Film & Sound Archive's 'Australian Screen' website here... Movie Clips


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