Picture Me: A Model's Diary
Picture Me: A Model's Diary (2010)

Picture Me, a raw and personal video diary, charts model Sara Ziff's rise from fresh face to one that adorns billboards and magazines around the world. Ziff and filmmaker Ole Schell co-direct, lifting the veil on the world of high… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 17, 2010
DVD Release Date: March 1, 2011
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Aaron Hillis
L.A. Weekly

A fruitless portrait of commonplace backstage reveals and indulgent mugging.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

I have a lot of questions about models, but none is answered in this film by catwalker Sara Ziff and her boyfriend Ole Schell.

Glenn Heath Jr.
Slant Magazine

Picture Me carries the annoying amateurish texture of most poorly shot student films.

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John Anderson

Viewers will get a fairly frank look inside a profession where huge financial success doesn't require much more, as even Ziff's mother admits, than being "pretty and on time."

Nick Schager
Time Out

This doc is an 82-minute series of nonbombshells: Models are pampered! They have body-image issues! And sometimes they have to contend with the unwanted sexual advances of male photographers!

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Kam Williams

A priceless primer on the flip side of strutting up the catwalk designed for impressionable young female minds fantasizing about becoming the next ingénue of the moment.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Worthless as social commentary and clueless as a film.

Rebecca Barry Hill

[Ziff] has a breezy nature and openness in front of the camera,
 which means we see her at her best and worst.

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Tim Cogshell
Boxoffice Magazine

The result is a rather revealing film, not only about Sara and the choices she's made, but about the industry itself, with its contrasting pleasures and pressures.

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