Hideous Kinky

Synopsis: Hideous Kinky is the story of two sisters (seven and five years old) traveling with their hippie mother from London to Morocco. They encounter many adventures, new experiences, and interesting culture as they tag along on their mother's search for freedom and love. It is told through the eyes of the youngest girl, and we learn her observations on life, Mum, and determined sister, Bea.
Director(s): Gillies MacKinnon
Production: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
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98 min


Go on! Thank you, Bilal.

OK, you can start now.




You haven't been making Lucy

promise things again, have you?


Like promising not to speak to her mummy?

You know...

Daughters are often embarrassed

by their mummies. I remember mine.

She put on lipstick on the bus!

Mum, Bea has to say something.

- I have to go to school.

- You don't have to do anything.

- No, I have to go to school.

- Well, you can then.

No, I can't. I need a satchel, a white shirt and

a white skirt, none of which I have, so you see?

- Tomorrow, we'll go to the bank. If your father's cheque has come...

- What if it hasn't?

- We'll go the next day. - If it still

hasn't? - We'll manage. - It won't arrive.

- No.

- It won't - he's forgotten about us!

Hasn't he?!

- Bea? Lucy?

- What?

- We've got a job. For a Berber poet. I'm a translator.

- Hooray!

We're gonna make money!

- Oh, this word's in Berber.

Oh, no. No. That is impossible

- not in English, not even in French.

Oh, go on. Try.

OK, it's like a... like a river? A great river?

- No, no, it's like a

boat. - Huh? - Two boats.

- Two homeless boats?

- Two homeless boats.

Two homeless boats!

- Mum, this one's still got bits in.

- Give it back.

- Bea! - Hi,

Lucy! - Hi, Bea!

So? How was your first day at school?

- Well, a little girl wet herself.

- And?

The teacher took her to the front

of the class and beat her...

and beat her with a cane

until she stopped crying.

Then she beat her again and the cane broke.

- My God! You can't go back there!

- Why not?

Of course I can.

Only joking!

"An Arab peasant looks at the moon.

"'Do you know me? Surely not.

"'Then how have I offended you that you'd go

a million miles just to plant your flag on my dreams?'

"Listen, America. I, the poet,

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Esther Freud

Esther Freud (born 2 May 1963) is a British novelist. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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