God Save My Shoes
God Save My Shoes (2012)

God Save My Shoes is the first documentary to explore the intimate relationship that ties women to their shoes. To understand why shoes are the most addictive and seductive fashion accessory, God Save my Shoes journeyed into women's… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: March 30, 2012
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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Benasra obviously has an affinity for her subject. But her alternately lighthearted and pseudo-serious approach here ultimately proves more wearisome than illuminating.

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Prairie Miller
WBAI Radio

While fascinating at times delving into shoes as emotional accessorizing, the infomercial leaning, ecstatic cluelessness of these quick fix female shoe junkies did not shed light on how corporations create unhealthy consumer imaginary needs for profit.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Watching "God Save My Shoes," Julie Benasra's blithely blinkered documentary, is like gorging on empty calories: flavorful, diverting and with a slightly nauseating aftertaste.

Louis Proyect

A delicious combination of Sex and the City and a Modern Language Association convention.

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Andrew Schenker
Village Voice

There's no escaping the fact that Benasra's doc does little more than perpetuate the myth of women-all women-as vapid materialists worshipping at the altar of Manolo Blahnik.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

Fluffy footwear documentary plays mostly like a luxe shopping promo.

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