In both fiction and Real Life , prisoners, slaves, and other captives are often made to go without shoes. This can be done for practical or psychological reasons, or some combination of the two. Note that the characters' captivity must somehow cause their shoeless state in order for this trope to apply. It does not apply to characters who normally went barefoot before being abducted , imprisoned or enslaved , and then simply continue to go barefoot afterwards. On the other hand, being forced to go barefoot in captivity may change a character into someone who Does Not Like Shoes , even after escaping or being freed. A sister trope to Shirtless Captives. Community Showcase More. Follow TV Tropes.
Barefoot is the most common term for the state of not wearing any footwear. Wearing footwear is an exclusively human characteristic, however some animals held by humans are also issued with footwear, such as horses and, more rarely, dogs and cats. There are health benefits and some risks associated with going barefoot.
My labor of love to those who share my fondness for female feet. Listed here are movies I've seen that tickle this particular fancy, either through an actress that spends the majority of a given film barefoot or through more brief but memorable barefoot scenes. Feel free to comment with suggestions for titles you think deserve to be here, and I'll add them as I watch them. R 98 min Drama, Mystery, Thriller. A young woman befriends a lonely widow who's harboring a dark and deadly agenda toward her. Chloe Grace Moretz is barefoot through much of this, both in her own apartment and in that of the titular character. Maika Monroe is also barefoot in several of her scenes, though she has significantly less screen time overall. Isabella Huppert is also shown dancing around in pantyhose.
The women in prison film or WiP film is a subgenre of exploitation film that began in the early s and continues to the present day. Their stories feature imprisoned women who are subjected to sexual and physical abuse , typically by sadistic male or female prison wardens, guards and other inmates. The genre also features many films in which imprisoned women engage in lesbian sex. WiP films are works of fiction intended as pornography. The films of this genre include a mixture of erotic adventures of the women in prison. Prior to these films, another expression of pornographic women in prison was found in "true adventure" men's magazines such as Argosy in the s and s, although it is possible that Denis Diderot 's novel The Nun anticipated the genre.