Part of the reason Bardem opened the barber shop was because of its creator, the late hairdresser Paul LeBlanc. Bardem said to Vanity Fair that it was during a visit with Coens inside a make-up trailer in New Mexico that he first saw haircut inspiration – it was a photo taken in the 1950s or 60s of a man and two sex workers standing in front of the Mexican border – the brothel in the street. He continued:
“And then the hairdresser, Paul, who passed away recently, the wonderful hairdresser, for a second, with my own hair, he did [imitates snipping], and I watched it and I said, ‘Yes, I have to make this movie.’ I mean, here’s a look at the Coen brothers. And, because it’s funny, it’s funny, it’s fun. And then compared to what the character is, would make a very good Coen brothers character to play. “
But Chigurh’s combination of goofy hair and violent personality doesn’t just work because the two of them feel like ridiculous opposites. LeBlanc, who has worked on films like “Star Wars” and “Casino,” looked to history to find similar characters who guided their violent actions with the wrong squad. wrong. Finally, he focused on the Crusades as the holy warriors of England sported with mops. “It was a dangerous time and we wanted to make Javier timeless and dangerous at first sight,” he said. Guardians in 2008.
The unsettling synchronicity between Chigurh’s haircut and his actions is proof that LeBlanc has found the perfect style to subtly bring out the character’s malignant nature. Creating such a character with puzzling quirks to make them more engaging to play is also a great thing for the Coens – and let’s see.
https://www.slashfilm.com/963589/javier-bardem-had-a-hard-time-with-that-no-country-for-old-men-haircut/ Javier Bardem had a hard time with no country to cut old men’s hair