- 1h 18min
- Directed by: David Redmon, Ashley Sabin
- Cast: Ashley Arbaugh, Rachel Blais
- Language: English/Russian/Japanese
A coolly observed, disturbing documentary about the fashion industry, following modelling talent scout Arbaugh who searches for girls to service the Japanese modelling market, but who takes little responsibility for her own protegées. Arbaugh's own video diaries reveal that she's not a monster but part of a industry-wide cycle of exploitation.
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Girl Model27 Jan 2012
Clinical expose of the modeling industry
(tbc) 78min Far from the fairy-tale fiction of America’s Top Model is Girl Model, a clinical, disturbing industry expose by documentary makers David Redmon and Ashley Sabin (Mardi Gras: Made in China). Ashley Arbaugh is an ex-model and now a US-based…
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