Ruben Guzman

1990, 16:00 minutes, Colour, Italian & English


A pseudo-documentary on the "Imperial barber shop", bastion of rocco gramuglia (a.k.a. "rocky").
Located at 2052 Commercial Dr., it constitutes one of the last strongholds of an old ritual, now close to extinction.
It is only through the subtleties of "rocky" and his shop that we may get a glimpse of their essence.
(Rocco Gramuglia passed away in 1991, at the age of 73, a few months after the video was completed. The "Imperial" died along with him.)

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