Preview: Girl Model (2012)


Exploring the controversial world of pre-teen modelling.

  • Poster: C+


It's almost as exploitative as the industry it covers. It puts me at odds with myself. Should the subject of a documentary necessarily be advisable content for advertisement. A lot of posters for docs are too generic and need some emphasis from the content. Others, like this, are a bit too evocative.

  • Trailer: B-


It's a subject that has frustrated many, but which seems to continue to get too little attention. There are a lot of supermodels coming out in favor of curbs on the excesses to which the fashion industry will go to foist its unrealistic body impressions on young consumers, but the fact that this is still a problem shows that changes must be made from within the industry, not without.

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Release Date:

  • September 5, 2012