Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards

Release Date: September 15th, 2017

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary

An in-depth portrait of master shoe designer Manolo Blahnik and a behind-the-scenes look into the world of the fashion icon.

Cast: Manolo Blahnik, River Hawkins, Gala Gordon, Rick Kissack, Isabelli Fontana, Eva Herzigova, Anna Wintour, André Leon Talley

Director: Michael Roberts

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Nevision Studios One

Ratings & Reviews

  • 65
    Dave WhiteTheWrap

    If the film had simply been the man talking about his cultural influences, that would have been enough, a survey in beauty from a man who knows how to translate that ineffable idea into a shoe that sprouts feathers. show more

  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    The designer’s own recollections paint the most vivid pictures throughout the film, as do his sketches and the extraordinary parade of shoes that go by like models pivoting on the runway. show more

  • 60
    Sheri LindenThe Hollywood Reporter

    An affectionate and sometimes vibrantly imaginative biographical sketch, Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards could have used more shoes and fewer people. show more

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