- Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 77 min.)) : sound, color
- Publisher: [United States] : First Run Features : 2013.
|Restrictions on Access Note:|| Digital content provided by hoopla.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:|| Directed by David Redmon.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Participants, Nadya Vall, Ashley Arbaugh.
|Summary, etc.:|| Despite a lack of obvious similarities between Siberia and Tokyo, a thriving model industry connects these distant regions. Girl Model follows two protagonists involved in this industry: Ashley, a deeply ambivalent model scout who scours the Siberian countryside looking for fresh faces to send to the Japanese market, and one of her discoveries, Nadya, a 13-year-old plucked from her rustic home in Russia and dropped into the center of bustling Tokyo with promises of a profitable career. After Ashley's initial discovery of Nadya, they rarely meet again, but their stories are inextricably bound. As Nadya's optimism about rescuing her family from financial hardship grows, her dreams contrast against Ashley's more jaded outlook about the industry's corrosive influence.
|Target Audience Note:|| Not rated.
|System Details Note:|| Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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