No Place Like Home: Redux
The director of The Harder They Come offers a more recent portrait of Jamaican life.
Susan O’Meara, Carl Bradshaw, Countryman, Grace Jones
Jamaica 2006. 89min
During a Jamaica shoot for a US shampoo advert, its star goes AWOL. The ad’s producer sets out to find her with the help of a charming local fixer, leading to an unlikely romance. Part-love story, part-love letter to the island’s natural beauty, this was director Parry Henzell’s sole feature as director after The Harder They Come.
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