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God Save My Shoes, a new film written and directed by Julie Benasra opening today in New York, claims to be the first-ever documentary film to explore the "intimate relationship" women have with their high heels. Which basically means it attempts to answer the age-old question of why women can't seem to get enough of something so very, very painful. There is also plenty of shoe porn.
The film features shoe closets of the rich and famous, a round up of batty high heel hoarders (the most committed of the bunch is Beth Shak, who proudly keeps 1,200 pairs under lock and key), and, of course, an interview with stiletto king Christian Louboutin, who goes into detail about the "carnal relationship" between a women and her heels. There are also cameos by Pierre Hardy, Dita von Teese, Filipa Fino, and Kelly Rowland. It looks pretty interesting, but it goes without saying that this is probably not going to be your weekend date movie. Peep the trailer after the jump.
· God Save My Shoes [Official site]
· Here Are All of the Ways High Heels Are Ruining Your Body [Racked]
· All shoe coverage [Racked]