Andrea Thompson reviews “To the Bone” for The Young Folks


Eating disorders can be a difficult subject for movies. Problems that mostly pertain to women don’t seem to be taken as seriously in general, and this is an issue most assume has an easy cure. Why don’t they just…you know, eat? To the Bone doesn’t provide an answer, and doesn’t really want to. What it does provide is a portrait of someone whose very life depends on her ability to overcome her anorexia, and it’s a compelling one.


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