updated: 28/02/2005

fashionably bald: Salto al vacío

This is a different Spain from that featured in the tourist brochures – poor, grim, raw and definitely not sunny. In the inner city, Alex (Najwa Nimri) lives a life of violence and drug-dealing: her feelings summed up in the word ‘Void’ shaved into her hair.

Najwa Nimri had her head almost shaven for her debut movie role: in her case a gamble that paid off.

Karmele Soler was the makeup artist.