Claude Bukowski leaves the family ranch in Oklahoma for New York where he is rapidly embraced into the hippie group of youngsters led by Berger, yet he's already been drafted. He soon falls in love with Sheila Franklin, a rich girl but still a rebel inside.

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This movie, based on the cult Broadway musical of the 60s, tells a story about Claude, a young man from Oklahoma who comes to New York City. There he strikes up a friendship with a group of hippies, led by Berger, and falls in love with Sheila, a girl from a rich family. However, their happiness is short because Claude must go to the Vietnam war. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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Let the sun shine in! [USA theatrical] See more »


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9 May 1979 (France)  »

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Kosa  »

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$11,000,000 (estimated)
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(70 mm prints)| (35 mm prints)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Director Milos Forman attended the very first off-Broadway performance of "Hair" in 1967 in New York, USA. Backstage after the show, Forman told the musical's creators James Rado, Gerome Ragni and Galt MacDermot that he was interested in making a filmed version of the stage musical and to please consider him for directing its production. See more »

Goofs

While everyone (male) is dancing in jail, extra goes to jump at fence/bars and misses terribly. See more »

Quotes

WoofHudBerger: [singing] Oh say, can you see my eyes? If you can, then my hair's too short.
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Connections

Referenced in The Simpsons: Simpson Safari (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Ain't Got No
Music by Galt MacDermot
Lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado
Performed by Nell Carter, Toney Watkins, Kurt Yaghjian,' and chorus
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One of the greatest musicals! Amazing.
12 August 2005 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

When I was younger I saw the end of HAIR on TV. I just watched the last 5 minutes of the film. And I was really impressed by it. I got goose pimples and I said to myself that I HAD to watch this film.

And I did, and I've to say: This film is amazing. The songs are great, the actors are very good and the message... The message of this film is one of the most important ones: "Make love, no war". This film is a real masterpiece. Meanwhile it's my favourite film.

The last song is one of the saddest and happiest I ever listened to. I nearly could feel myself joining the crowd. All I've got to say: "LET THE SUN SHINE, LET THE SUN SHINE IN"


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