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Girl Model

A film by David Redmon & Ashley Sabin

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Girl Model explores how young girls are discovered in obscure corners of the globe and initiated into the high stakes modeling industry. This eye-opening film follows two protagonists: Ashley Arbaugh, a former model and now scout who scours the Siberian countryside looking for fresh faces; and one of her discoveries, Nadya Vall, a 13-year-old plucked from her rustic home in Russia and dropped into the center of bustling Tokyo with promises of a profitable career.

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What the Critics are Saying

"" - San Francisco Chronicle

"A must-see movie as intriguing as it is disturbing." - Marie Claire

"Revealing." - The Daily Beast

" Critic’s Pick." - Time Out New York

"Fascinating. This engrossing documentary provides access to a pitiless niche of the fashion industry." - The Hollywood Reporter

"A powerful documentary. Essential viewing for adolescent girls who flip through fashion magazines or obsess over ‘Top Model’ without thinking about why." - Boston Globe

"Eye-opening. Gets under the skin-deep promises of glamour and wealth that lure an endless stream of very young hopefuls...and captures something beyond hard facts."
- Los Angeles Times

"A haunted glimpse into exploited youth." - Variety


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Features and Specifications

Bonus materials:

  • Eight bonus scenes

Format: DVD
Release Year : 2012
Running Time: 77 minutes
Color: Color

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