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Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards (2017)

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An in-depth portrait of MANOLO BLAHNIK, self-confessed 'cobbler' and the man regarded by most influential fashion figures as 'the best shoe-maker of the 20th and 21st centuries. A film for ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Manolo Blahnik ... Himself
David Bailey David Bailey ... Himself
Mary Beard ... Herself
Lucy Burley Lucy Burley ... Herself
Joan Burstein Joan Burstein ... Herself
Carlos García Calvo Carlos García Calvo ... Himself
Naomi Campbell ... Herself
Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele ... Herself
Sofia Coppola ... Herself
Rupert Everett ... Himself
Elsa Fernández Santos Elsa Fernández Santos ... Herself (as Elsa Fernandez-Santos)
John Galliano ... Himself
Amanda Harlech Amanda Harlech ... Herself
Anjelica Huston ... Herself
Iman ... Herself
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An in-depth portrait of MANOLO BLAHNIK, self-confessed 'cobbler' and the man regarded by most influential fashion figures as 'the best shoe-maker of the 20th and 21st centuries. A film for anyone who has ever looked longingly at a pair of... 'Manolos'

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 September 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Manolo: Kralj cipela See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,186, 17 September 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$60,056, 30 November 2017
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Nevision Studios One See more »
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A well done fashion documentary
12 October 2017 | by Koala_99See all my reviews

If you're into fashion and really interested into this style of practice, than you certainly must watch and will enjoy this documentary. It's the fashion biography documentary about the Spanish fashion designer Manolo Blahnik. It talks about his life, his career and his work.

To be honest, I'm not quite interested in fashion, but I got to say that this documentary is amazing. Besides fashion, it's about Manolo himself. He's really one cheerful and interesting human being, unique, absolute genius, funny, charming and kind. He has charisma and a really great personality. There're lots of celebrities and magazine editors, who have worked with Manolo, commenting about his work and great personality. Also the beautiful animation, design and music sets this colorful, dynamic and rhythmic tone and atmosphere throughout the documentary. The only problem that had bothered me, in some moments and occasions, the pacing and editing were a bit off and went too fast. But other than that, it's brilliant.

8/10


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