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Thin (2006)

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Feminist-minded photographer and filmmaker Lauren Greenfield details the ravaging physical and mental effects of anorexia nervosa by following four anorexic women between the ages of 15 and 30 as they struggle to recover from their illness over the course of six excruciating months at a Florida residential treatment center. As the complexity of the disorder emerges through scenes in which the afflicted struggle through dispiriting weigh-ins, revealing therapy sessions, and painful meal times, Greenfield offers a revealing look at the devastating effects of a media driven by impossibly high standards of physical beauty.

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[The film] makes its case by neither exploiting its subjects nor soft-pedaling their plight.

January 23, 2006

Gripping anorexia docu; watch with your kids.

January 2, 2011 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

I thought I had issues with food -- I just like it too much. But to see the four women portrayed in Lauren Greenfield's startling documentary Thin is to see people at war not only with food but with their own minds and bodies.

November 9, 2006 | Full Review…

...genuinely moving...

May 4, 2006 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

This film is fascinating and sad.

January 26, 2006 | Rating: 4/5

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