Teenage Casey Powell secretly suffers from anorexia nervosa, a mental and physical illness of deliberately starving herself or making herself vomit, because of her troubled home life and problems at school. Her bickering parents must put aside their differences to help her recover before her condition kills her.
A drama of anorexia nervosa. A movie that just might save your child's life.
11 May 1981 (USA)
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A Mais Bela Rapariga do Mundo
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Aspect Ratio: 1.33 : 1
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They got some new drugs they want to try on me to see if they can cure my bulmarexia.
What's bulmarexia? I got a lot to teach you. Bulmaxeria is binging, then getting rid of it. You see, it's kind of like eating through the refrigerator, then hitting the pizza joints, burger places, doughnut shops, wherever you can eat, you eat. I can eat three weeks non-stop. I could win awards.
If you eat like that, then how come, I mean, how come you don't weigh 500 pounds?
I'd rather ...
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Words and Music by Joni Mitchell See more