Girl Model(Movie, 2011)

1h 18min | Genre: Documentary
Girl ModelRating: 3.3/5 (with 2323 votes)
Girl Model is a 2011 documentary film following Ashley, a conflicted model scout recruiting young Siberian girls to model in Japan, and Nadya, a recruited 13-year-old who gets financially taken advantage of during her modeling work in Japan. It was directed by David Redmon and A. Sabin. The film holds a 93% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. While receiving much praise for its subject matter, it left some critics wondering why the filmmakers didn't question the participants more thoroughly. Ty Burr of The Boston Globe writes, "It's a valid approach that doesn't yield as many dividends as the filmmakers hope. You sense there are dots left unconnected, a larger picture we're not seeing. Are the various agency heads exploiting the models on their own, or is there malevolent collusion? Who's making money and how? 'Girl Model' shows but doesn't investigate." Jeannette Catsoulis of The New York Times writes, "filled with blind eyes and unspoken agreements, 'Girl Model' opens a can of worms, then disdains to follow their slimy trails." Matan Uziel of The Glam Monitor writes, "This video gives one a very disturbing insight into how wealthy nations prey upon the poor in other countries. It's just a small... ()
Movie poster of Girl Model

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About Girl Model

A documentary on the modeling industry's 'supply chain' between Siberia, Japan, and the U.S., told through the experiences of the scouts, agencies, and a 13-year-old model.

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Trailer for Girl Model + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

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Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN), Japanese (JA), Russian (RU)
Translated into 7 languages: German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Italian (IT), Russian (RU)
Status: Released
Release date US: 09/05/2012 (World premiere: 09/08/2011)
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Le voyage d'un jeune top model"

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