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Barber’s Tales Full Movie (2014)

Barber’s Tales (Filipino: Mga Kuwentong Barbero) is a 2014 Filipino drama film by Jun Robles Lana. The film stars Eugene Domingo as Marilou, a widow who is forced to take her late husband’s job as a community barber during the end of the Marcos era.

The film is the follow-up to Lana’s film Bwakaw and the second of a trilogy focused on small-town life in the Philippines.

The film had its world premiere and competed at the 2013 Tokyo International Film Festival, where it won the Best Actress Award for Eugene Domingo’s performance. Its commercial release in the Philippines on August 13, 2014.

Barber’s Tales Plot Summary

Newly widowed Marilou inherits from her husband the town’s only barbershop – a business that has been passed down by generations of men in his family. With no other means of support, she musters the courage to run the barbershop. But as to be expected, she fails to attract any customers. But a touching act of kindness she extended to Rosa, a prostitute who works in the town brothel, leads to an unexpected opportunity.

Rosa, who now considers Marilou a friend, urges her prostitute friends to pressure their male clientele into patronizing Marilou’s barbershop. The men have no choice but to grudgingly oblige out of fear that Rosa will expose their infidelity to their wives.

Barber’s Tales Cast

Eugene Domingo, Daniel Fernando, Eddie Garcia, Sue Prado, Shamaine Buencamino, Nicco Manalo, Gladys Reyes, Noni Buencamino, Iza Calzado, Nora Aunor

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