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To the Bone (2017)

TV-MA | | Drama | 14 July 2017 (USA)
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A young woman is dealing with anorexia. She meets an unconventional doctor who challenges her to face her condition and embrace life.

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Ellen is a 20 year old woman struggling with anorexia nervosa. In the midst of family problems and her own fears, she is accepted into a group home run by an unusual doctor. Through the people she meets and the journey she takes, Ellen follows a path of self discovery and acceptance that will lead her to a surprising place she never would have thought possible

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Ciara Bravo also played an anorexic girl on Red Band Society (2014). See more »

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Kelly: If you die... I will kill you.
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Referenced in Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 1 September 2017 (2017) See more »

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Written by Clementine Creevy
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I was pulled into this
21 July 2017 | by (Fort Lauderdale, Florida) – See all my reviews

I am male, fat and old, yet I understood this movie. Not wanting to eat never made sense to me. Seems like the simplest problem to solve, I mean I eat pretty much non-stop and the idea of not wanting to eat is not easy to relate to for me. But I empathized with these characters. They weren't caricatures, and they weren't dumbed down. There was no pat ending, but that reflects the reality of anorexia in real-life.

I was especially entranced with Lily Collins and Alex Sharp. Both seemed like wise old adults in many ways until they would show images of their gaunt bodies and they are nothing but children.

I know a movie like this can only give a glimpse it this problem, but seeing humans I could relate to go through these problems made it more real than reading an article or a book.

I highly recommend this movie.


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