Best Undressed takes a revealing look behind the scenes of the ever-controversial Miss Nude Australia Pageant. In this short extract we meet one of our main characters, Ellashaye, as she explains her passion for the competition and reveals her feelings about the industry and family.
'In this beauty pageant no one wants to save the world or the environment and there's no mention of feeding starving children. The judges are on a quest for those that shine while nude. Welcome to the politically incorrect Miss Nude Australia Pageant! But for a competition that is all front, Miss Nude Australia has a lot more going on behind the scenes than initially meets the eye'.
- Aired on SBS (Australia). Channel 4 (UK), Lifestyle U (Australia), Spiegel (Germany), Channel 1 (Israel)
- Became part of the Australian National Curriculum as part of gender studies
CRITICAL ACCLAIM FOR ‘Best Undressed:
“Deeply moving, achingly artistic and emotionally draining”
The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia
“There’s even more to these girls than meets the eye. Which is saying something”
The Daily Mirror, UK
No mere gawp-athon: fleshing out the backstories of a clutch of contenders, [Martin] Taylor gave us lashings of emotion as well as cheeky voyeurism.
Metro TV, UK
“[Best Undressed] may well be the best documentary ever made”
People Magazine, Australia