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Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards

Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards is a movie starring Manolo Blahnik, David Bailey, and Mary Beard. An in-depth portrait of MANOLO BLAHNIK, self-confessed 'cobbler' and the man regarded by most influential fashion figures...

Other Titles
Manolo: the Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards, マノロ・ブラニク トカゲに靴を作った少年, Manolo: Kralj cipela, Manolo, the Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards, Manolo: el mago de los zapatos, Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes For Lizards
Running Time
1 hours 29 minutes
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Biography, Drama, Documentary
Michael Roberts
Michael Roberts
Lucy Burley, Manolo Blahnik, Mary Beard, David Bailey
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

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'

Comments about biography «Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards» (23)

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First of all, this movie is actually really good. It is a little bit long and I felt like it was a little bit boring at points, but it's definitely worth watching. I think the acting is actually really good. Ryan Gossling is in this movie for a bit of time but I think he was great in the role. I think it is really important to see this movie because I think it makes you think about the influence of money in politics. You should definitely check out this movie if you liked "The Deer Hunter".

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The quality of this documentary is such that I actually came away feeling like I understand what all the fuss is about. It's about a man who really knew his stuff, he knew more about shoe-making than anyone else in the world. There are so many good stories here that it's almost overwhelming. When you have a bunch of experts in the industry telling you how the Japanese are doing these expensive, top-of-the-line, one-of-a-kind shoes, you know you're in for a treat. I'm not a shoe expert, but I found this to be very interesting. The first part is the story of their making shoes, and how they did it. It's fascinating, informative and as long as you're a big fan of shoes, you'll find something you didn't know.

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Shirley C.

I agree that you have to love all the making of the movie. But, I'm not saying that this movie is the best film of all time. It is very well made, but only does not capture the true spirit of the sport. I recommend it to anyone who is a fan of the sport. It's worth watching. But I'm not a big fan of tennis. I never have been to a tournament.

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Jack Payne

This documentary about the long and courageous fight to end child labor in the Chinese shoe industry is an example of the brilliant work done by Kevin Spacey in "Doubt." It is a complex, multi-faceted story. It is about the generations of Chinese immigrants who went to the U.S. to escape the Chinese Civil War and the prejudices that China had of the people who came from there. It is about the young men who went out to seek employment, and the great gains they made in the U.S. They were the precursors of the Chinese-American professional class in the West. This documentary will have your attention from the beginning. Kevin Spacey is a revelation. He should be nominated for an Oscar. He is an inspiring storyteller. I will never forget this movie.

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Kenneth Fields

Bertolucci's Don Giovanni was a movie that went from a masterpiece to a disappointing failure. The reason is simple: the plot was utterly, painfully dull and, to be frank, boring. Not to mention a great deal of dialogue. This documentary isn't nearly as dull, but the story is the same. Its one big, slow story. The narrator, Philo's father (played by Diego De Funes) is the only one with any charisma. Even he is a bore. So, the point is clear: don't waste your time with this film. And, even though the film is only 85 minutes long, it feels like a lifetime. It is just a slow, boring movie with no point.

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Just an interesting look at how much work a young man (Kurt Russell) put into making his first pair of shoes. He'd had a bad break-up, got himself a job at a shoe factory and was soon making shoes for the likes of the Beatles. I wasn't sure I'd like the story when I first saw it, but it was interesting to see how the story of a man who got an MBA and became a successful shoe maker at age 23 turned into a semi-staggered journey that went very wrong. I also found the explanation of why the shoe factory turned out to be such a success interesting. It's kind of like the story of this movie, but it has a deeper meaning. The biggest problem that most of us will have is how to get someone to buy a pair of shoes that cost hundreds of dollars. It's something I've dealt with in the past and am going to try to get someone to buy it for me. But you can see the frustration on the faces of some of the guys in the shoe factory and how much it affected them.

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Philip McCoy

A great movie for kids and adults. Children will enjoy the whole movie. Adults will appreciate the story and the idea behind it. The movie was well done and it was interesting to watch.

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I am an avid fan of the TV series "The Dukes of Hazzard" and after watching this documentary, I had to watch the "Dukes of Hazzard" movies as well as get the TV show on DVD. I have seen the DVDs of the series and the movie so I know the story pretty well, however, this documentary is still very interesting. The Dukes of Hazzard is a part of the Southland drama of the 60's that follows the life of Dean Martin, played by Clint Eastwood, as he raises a family of four kids. The boys get their kicks from playing football and he himself is the school wrestling champion and his brother, Johnny, is a well-known rapper. Johnny also gets into drugs and just wants to be a star. His younger brother Donnie, played by Billy Bob Thornton, is a drug addict and very cocky. Johnny's older brother Jesse, played by Anthony Anderson, is a successful businessman who also gets involved with drugs. As it goes on, the Dukes of Hazzard get more and more involved with drugs and their father is forced to choose between them and their mother. The first part of this documentary covers the time that Dean Martin was going through some major stress with his family and his mother died of a heart attack. Dean Martin tries to be there for his kids and at one point he even takes the kids out of school to get some time alone with them, but that ends up getting him in trouble with the law. In the second part of this documentary, which is the hour and a half that it takes to get to the end, we see what Dean Martin's life would be like if he was younger and we see how he has grown into a very successful family man. He has become a married father of three and has moved to Los Angeles to run a successful clothing company and is now trying to save the company for his children and is having trouble living on his own. Dean Martin's daughter also plays a part in the story as she is a singer and is now dating Dean Martin's son. I think that this is an excellent documentary because it gives us a look at the life of Dean Martin, his children, and how they have grown up and become what they are today. This is a great documentary because you can learn a lot from the story of Dean Martin, his children, and how he has grown up as well.

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Frank Patterson

This documentary focuses on the man who is thought to be the first and last foreigner to write about shoes, his personal tragedy and the impact on his family. The story has a very interesting touch, which one should not forget. It's not all about shoes, of course, as he also talks about his childhood, his early life, his friendship with his wife, his political career, his successes and failures, his friendship with women and his loving relationship with his daughter. He also talks about his best memories from the past and what he feels when he wakes up in the morning. The man is very clear and transparent, he does not hide anything. He does not try to manipulate the audience with a lot of pseudo-intellectual notions, but rather he talks about what he felt in the day to day. He talks about the impact on his family, his wife, his daughter and also the impact on his self. All of it is very interesting, and the man is very honest about his pain, his feelings and his experiences. He does not have a lot of good things to say about himself, but he does not hold anything back either, and he knows he is a very special person. The documentary is very good, but does not have an ending. I personally hope to see more documentaries from this director, that is an advantage of his DVD and also his book. It is a very interesting documentary, and a good introduction to his life. Also, the documentary is very important to understand the feelings of the man himself.

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I'm an avid comic book reader. I love to watch movies with all the various adaptations of the world's greatest mythology. The Matrix, X-Men, and Harry Potter are my favorites. I was shocked to learn that my favorite comic book hero is actually based off of a real man. Joseph "Joey" Jordan (who also played as Superman)is one of the greatest comic book heroes ever! I have read a few of his comics and think he's a very inspiring character. He has many of the stories told in the comic books and he had a real career as a designer. His greatest achievement was his line of shoe products. This movie is excellent for the way that it shows how Joe Jordan's life was. He was an amazing man and I think everyone should see this movie.

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Walter D.

An informative documentary about the artistic careers of Don Corleone (Al Pacino), Don Vito Corleone (Michael Stuhlbarg) and, even more, the Roman emperors, all of whom were engaged in the making of shoes for the Lizards. This was a very fascinating insight into the life of the underworld - something I've always loved to see and learn about in films. I loved the interviews with the contemporary designers of these shoes and their business backgrounds and their reactions to the popularity of these goods. It's refreshing to see such a complete story being told. I'm really glad to see that Don Corleone and his inner circle have been getting the attention they deserve, even if it's just a few Oscars and his name in the history books. This is a must-see for all fans of history and a testament to how powerful this art form is. Thanks to IMDb for bringing this to my attention and allowing me to watch it.

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Richard R.

The story of the famous movie producer Don Logan is told in this fascinating documentary. It's part of the DVD set The Don Logan Story, produced by the Museum of Modern Art. It's a very interesting piece of work, full of interviews and stills, including stills from the movie, and additional footage from the documentary. The documentary follows the life of the man Don Logan (and his organization), as he created the movies, the theme park and the theme park. The film is also full of clips from the film, including his famous cameo. The film is very interesting to watch, but I did not feel that it captured the life of Logan, or the passion that he had for the movie business. It does not provide enough information on his life, and I found the documentary to be a bit too quiet, a bit too controlled. The documentary does not attempt to answer the question of why he created the movie industry, or the passion that drives him to create a movie every year. The documentary also seems to be too detached from the movie industry, and seems to be somewhat superficial. The documentary is mostly concerned with the impact that Logan had on the movie industry. The documentary is better than most documentaries in that it is thorough, full of information and footage, and doesn't only present facts and information. It is also very informative, and provides more information about the history of the movie business, and the impact that Logan had on the industry. For this reason, I recommend that you see the documentary. The documentary is not for everyone, and I would advise that you see it on your own, if you have the time. However, I would recommend that you watch the documentary once, in order to get a complete picture of the documentary. The documentary is still fascinating, but it could have been better, and I would have liked to have seen more information on the history of the movie business.

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Roy P.

I found this film very enjoyable and interesting. It was a very interesting look into the world of fashion. If you are into fashion or work in it you should find this interesting. The story is not so exciting, but is still entertaining. One of the things that kept this from being a great film was that it was a bit long. It was about 20-25 minutes long. But, all in all, I found it very interesting. I would suggest it to anyone who likes fashion.

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Henry Harris

This documentary was very interesting and well-done, it also features some pretty great images and great interviews. The documentary was very insightful and fascinating and I enjoyed it immensely. The main story, though, is about the people who made the shoes, and it was really interesting to see their stories and their struggles. One of the main characters, Norma is about the only person who has known all of the people who have worked for her, and she has shown us that she was really strong, and has proved that there was strength in her. The documentary also shows us how the people have dealt with the discovery that they are the only shoe maker in the world, and it is really interesting to see that the people have also dealt with that. I think that the story of the people is the most interesting part of the film, but the documentary also features great interviews with people like the person who used to work with them, the other guy who said he was the original shoemaker, and the shoemaker who has been making the shoes for 30 years. In general, I would recommend this documentary for people who are interested in shoe making, or in anyone who is interested in learning more about it.

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If you liked "UHF" or "Cheech & Chong" you should also like this film. I've seen both. "UHF" is a movie that focuses on a bunch of teenagers from the town of Fazbruk, and their struggle to survive in their small town. "UHF" was kind of an independent film that made a lot of money, so there was a lot of money going to people involved with the film. "UHF" was very well-received by the public, and it is a movie that has made a lot of money. "UHF" is based on a real story about a group of teenagers and their life in Fazbruk. I think the movie is kind of a lot like "Alfie" in the sense that it focuses on teenagers and their lives, but it is much more dramatic and very well-made. You kind of see the same emotions in "UHF" that you see in "Alfie", but the movie is also much better and I think that makes it more interesting. The movie is much more focused on the teenagers than on a celebrity or a politician. The movie is well-made, and it is definitely worth seeing. It is definitely not a movie that you would want to watch once, but if you watch it enough it will certainly be one of the best movies you will ever see. "UHF" is one of the best movies I have ever seen. It is very entertaining and it is a movie that I would definitely recommend to anyone.

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Catherine Harris

As the director's name suggests, Paul Rivette is a fan of shoes. In this short documentary he talks about the life and times of Paul Rivette and his father, the shoe-maker and the director. The filmmaker also talks about his love of shoes and how he made a documentary about his father and his love of shoes. The documentary is interesting and amusing. It is also fascinating to see how things were in the 1960's when shoes were making in the USA and then in Italy. In the 1950's the work was done in a workshop in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. In the 1960's the workshop was moved to a garage in which he works.

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Elizabeth Bennett

I saw a screening of this documentary at a film festival here in Austin. I was pleasantly surprised to see such a sobering, interesting, and informative look at one of the most fascinating characters in American history. Mike Wallace is a small-time shoe manufacturer in Kansas. He had a passion for making shoes, which he did with great skill and precision, but he also did what few of us in the industry do: he moved up the corporate ladder, becoming a vice president of a shoe company. Once he became a vice president, he managed to go from being a factory worker to a vice president in just a few years. But, what made him different was the degree of control he had over his workers. He created his own high-class version of a union, where the majority of the workers were represented by a union representative. He did this in order to get the best possible conditions for his workers, which allowed him to stay in the company he loved and make shoes he believed in. He was the quintessential American businessman, and his story is a fascinating one. It is so interesting to see how such a small-time businessman could rise so high in the corporate ladder, and the degree of control he had over his workers. I was also very impressed with the fact that Wallace decided to tell his story at a time when many corporations were becoming more and more organized, and the ability of the government to regulate their business practices. He did this in the wake of the "Taft-Hartley" antitrust law that became part of the post-World War II economy, which was designed to prevent companies from monopolizing their market. The market power that corporations had over their workers was rapidly decreasing. Wallace says that when the end of the Cold War came around, corporations began to look at the laws of foreign countries, and began to sue for their legal rights, as if they were taking advantage of foreign countries that they had never even been to. The documentary was also well-documented, with Wallace talking about how he got involved in shoe production, and how his love for shoes brought him to be a union worker. And, his perspective on government regulation was a surprising one. Wallace did not find the "Taft-Hartley" law so threatening as some in the documentary did. He said that the law was used to crush many small companies, and he personally found it extremely helpful, as he had to deal with many of the legal problems that were created by the law. The documentary is well worth seeing, as Wallace did a great job of presenting his thoughts and experiences. He would be an amazing subject for a film, as he did not have any artificial advantages. He was a natural storyteller, and that is what makes the story so fascinating. His story is a great story that anyone with an interest in business and/or his time in Kansas could find interesting. The film was well-made, and I look forward to seeing it again.

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Maria M.

I'm a regular film critic and I've seen a lot of movies. I don't have to explain anything that's been shown on the big screen and the few I've seen that were considered big budget fare, I've seen that were touted as the worst movies ever. I've seen a lot of bad movies. There's a lot of movies that are just awful. But I've always found myself saying "Manolo". I find him so fascinating because he's a real person. His story is fascinating and I would like to learn more about him. He has a message that resonates with me. I'd love to see a sequel. The movie was very well done and I give it 8 out of 10.

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George Morales

The film has a great cast, but the cast is so great that it's hard to know who the characters are. I like that it's a snapshot of the "Middle School Industry" for kids who weren't there, but are interested in it. I think the film was shot well, especially the footage of the wrestling matches. There are some very touching scenes, like the shooting of the video. I think I've already seen this film, so I'll probably see it again. But I'll probably be looking forward to it more after seeing this.

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Crystal B.

The film tells the story of a young man named Armando Lopez-Rivas (Lalanne), who would go on to be known as Lenny, after his father got sick of the more frequent and intense advertising efforts he was receiving. While he was going through some financial difficulties, he had to go to the local school to find out more about the arts, and was put in the class of a boy who was far more talented and intelligent than him. When the principal of the school found out about his good grades, he decided to allow him to take a scholarship to an exclusive school in New York, and for that he was awarded a scholarship. When he found out that the scholarship was not enough to meet the needs of the school, he started looking for ways to make his life better. He then began to look for people who would allow him to practice with the shoes he made. Lenny, as the story is told, worked with a boy named Oliver (David Cross), and his girlfriend (Marisa Tomei) for the past few years. They went to the local school, and found that it had a lot of special needs students, so they decided to start a business making custom shoes for the kids. They also took care of some of the kids, so they realized that the people they met there were actually people who needed help, and decided to use that to start their own business. The film shows a lot of the issues they faced, and their trials and tribulations as they moved forward. It also shows how a lot of the problems they faced were created by the rich kids who live in the neighborhood. It also shows how the children felt about what Lenny was doing. The film has some really great parts. The film itself is really well shot, with a lot of nice camera work. The editing was also very good, making the film very very smooth. The first half of the film is about Lenny and Oliver, showing them working together, and the difficulties they were going through. It was also good to see Lenny with a new pair of shoes for the first time, which was a very nice touch. The second half of the film showed Lenny and Oliver having problems, but also some positive things they did, which made the film even better. The movie also showed how Lenny was the most important person in their lives, and it showed how Oliver was the one who helped him a lot. This was really great. The movie also showed how some of the kids in the school, who did not have a lot of money, had to put up with Lenny and Oliver's hard work, and how that was really the reason they were there. They also showed how the school was not really what it was, but how the school was a very small part of the school, and how the school was a very important part of the kids' lives. Overall, the film was really good. The editing was really good, making the film really smooth. The first half was very good, showing Lenny and Oliver working together, and how the problems they faced. The second half of the film was very good, showing the kids working with Lenny and Oliver, and also showing the problems they faced. The film was really good, and I recommend it for anybody who likes art or movies. I give this film a 9/10.

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This is an exceptional documentary that goes back to the mid-1960s. It's interesting because the people it focuses on are all associated with the shoe industry at some point in their lives. Each of these people has a unique story, with the fact that they all have the same type of upbringing, as well as being of the same age, that it adds to the stories that are told. It also looks into the evolution of footwear as the industry changed during this time. The film also makes fun of some of the old ideas, such as putting rubber or rubber-soled shoes on the same floor as rubber shoes. It was a radical change and not common until the 1970s. In the past, shoe manufacturers would go to the factory, remove the old rubber shoes, and put new rubber-soled shoes on the floor. It's one of those myths that once the rubber came out, it would go on the floor as one single piece. The rubber on the floor would take up so much space that the shoe would not fit on the floor. The shoe would need to be changed, and you would be left with a single rubber piece. The film also looks at the old idea of using pink dye on shoes to make them look pink. This was done because people were afraid of pink color, and they didn't want them to look like leather. In the 1960s, a lot of people wore pink shoes because it was thought that the color would make them look better and be more attractive. It wasn't popular in the 1970s, but it was used during the 1980s in an attempt to make a little more money from the shoes. This was done in order to put a little more money in the shoes and also increase sales. Overall, this is an interesting documentary that goes back to the era of footwear and it's impact on society. It does a good job of highlighting how the industry and how it changed the American culture, and it does a good job of showing how the industry had a major influence on the world that we know today.

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Philip Watson

I'm glad that I had the chance to see this documentary. I saw this film before and I was in awe of the great work that the makers of the film were able to do. They are a group of people with different backgrounds, but that never stopped them from making an interesting documentary. I would recommend this documentary to anyone that's interested in the history of shoes. I give it a 10 out of 10.

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I've been an avid fan of Tim Burton for a very long time. I've seen all of his movies, and the same movie is always played over and over again in my head. Sometimes I'll re-watch a movie from my childhood and I'll come back and remember that it was just so "good". This is one of those movies. I always loved this movie. I always saw it as a kid, I still watch it now. I just love the movie. Tim Burton is a genius. I love his movies. This movie has that "different" feel to it, the style and setting. The music is amazing. The actors are all amazing. It's definitely one of my favorites. It's a timeless film. A timeless classic!