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The Famine Within

Synopsis

Eating disorders such as bulemia and anorexia seem to be becoming commonplace among young women. In this documentary, the role of advertising and popular culture in the development of unrealistic ideals for women's bodies is explored. As a result of the constant pressure to look like someone they can never be (very few people can have or sustain the body type of today's models), many girls are obsessed by food, and afraid of it. Truly, they suffer from The Famine Within. In addition to providing a...more

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