The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards

DVD - 2017 | Widescreen
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Documentary chronicling the life and career of shoe designer Manolo Blahnik, whose styles are the standard in the world of fashion and celebrity. Features commentary by Blahnik and top names in the fashion and entertainment industries
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Music Box Films, [2017]
Edition: Widescreen
Copyright Date: ©2017
Branch Call Number: DVD 685.31, Manolo 2017
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in
digital,optical,stereo,surround,Dolby Digital 2.0,Dolby Digital 5.1
video file,DVD video
Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated
Alternative Title: Boy who made shoes for lizards


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Aug 09, 2018

A great doc! You learn so much about the design of shoes and what goes into them. He truly is a man of his time. All the influences on his work is right there to see and learn from. I love the fact that he tries to pass it on and still creates the traditional way of making shoes. He tells all his secrets to success. So glad the library got this.

d2013 Jun 22, 2018

His shoes could have been in Art Museums and I'm they are. It was interesting to see his beginnings and where it took him but the documentary was a tad too long and you lose interest.

Mar 22, 2018

Wasting of time. Nothing interesting in this documentary. I couldn't watch it till the end.

Mar 08, 2018

interesting doc about Manolo's life and fame (which he claims he doesn't like), lots of famous people. I was expecting to find out the secret to why the shoes are supposed to be so comfortable - when they look like instruments of torture......

Jan 08, 2018

Ok documentary about this famous shoe designer. I wish there had been more about his rise to fame and his design approach. There was a lot of fancy graphics which didn't seem to add to the narrative in my humble opinion. So serviceable but not like some much better fashion docs I've seen in recent years.


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