Year: 2009
USA: Strand Releasing
Cast: Sara Ziff, Giles Bensimon, Nicole Miller, Missy Rayder, Lisa Cant, Tanya D, Diana Dondoe, Kevin Krier, Heather Marx, Caitriona Balfe
Directors: Ole Schell, Sara Ziff
Country: USA
USA: 80 mins
USA Rated: Not yet rated
USA Release Date: 17 September 2010 (Limited Release)


A raw and personal video diary, charts model Sara Ziff’s rise from a new face to one that adorns billboards and magazines around the world. Ziff and filmmaker, Ole Schell, co-direct the documentary, lifting the veil on the glamorous world of high fashion modelling, from photo shoots with celebrated photographers to runway shows in New York, Milan, and Paris.

The film looks at the ever increasing demand for teenage models, the pressure to stay thin, sexual harassment and drug use. This intimate account features in-depth interviews with noted photographers and designers, and showcases personal footage shot by the models themselves, giving voice to those who are often seen, but rarely heard.

With appearances by models Missy Rayder, Cameron Russell, Diana Dondoe, and Caitriona Balfe, photographers Gilles Bensimon and Sam Haskins, designers Nicole Miller, Hussein Chalayan, and others.