See it if Conversations in African barber shops mixed w/lively “afro-beat” music & dancing. Stories of fatherhood, politics, women, work & loss.
Don't see it if You prefer a single narrative rather than a collection of slice-of-life fragments. Heavy accents are sometimes difficult to understand.
See it if you like the idea of multiple, unrelated stories taking place in a common environment.
Don't see it if you have a lot of trouble with thick accents. I had a hard time understanding some of what was being said.
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