For the Love of Nancy (1994)

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Real-life recovering anorexic Tracey Gold stars in this emotional drama, which is more than your average disease-of-the-week fare. Based on the true story of college-student Nancy Walsh, this above-average TV-movie focuses on the family dynamic issues often found at the core of the eating disorder known as anorexia. Viewers watch Nancy as she slowly transforms from healthy and outgoing college freshman into a secretive and withdrawn young woman, starving herself in response to pressure. Her frantic parents (Jill Clayburgh, William Devane) try everything possible to save her from the slow suicide and ultimately go to the courts to legally force their daughter into getting help.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Drama , Television
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Cast

Tracey Gold
as Nancy Walsh
Jill Clayburgh
as Sally Walsh
Cameron Bancroft
as Patrick Walsh
Michael McCrae
as Uncle Tommy
Garwin Sanford
as Dr. Partana
Marie Stillin
as Phyliss
Kevin McNulty
as George Sabbath
Teryl Rothery
as Lenore Molee
Sheelah Megill
as Aunt Cindy
David Kaye
as Newsperson #2
David Adams
as Court Officer
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Critic Reviews for For the Love of Nancy

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Full Review… | February 22, 2012
Variety
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Audience Reviews for For the Love of Nancy

Although slightly cliched, this movie does have its strong points, and can be interesting to a patient audience.

Troy Ronalds
Troy Ronalds

Interesting movie about eating disorders. Tracy Gold was in treatment for anorexia in real life as well.

Ida Kern
Ida Kern

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