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Starving in Suburbia (2014)

Thinspiration (original title)
TV-14 | | Biography, Drama | 26 April 2014 (USA)
A 17-year-old dancer joins a "thinspiration" website and devotes herself to the almost religious glorification of "thin", until she becomes completely possessed by the dark world of anorexia.

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Hannah
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Teagan / ButterflyAna
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Michael
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Kayden
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Leo
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Dr. Klein
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Ms. Christie
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Brendan
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Dancer
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HipPopK
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Leo's Team Mate
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When seventeen year old Hannah stumbles upon a website about Thinspiration- an online community devoted to anorexia as a life choice - she becomes an obsessive follower of the site founder, ButterflyAna. By the time Hannah's family realizes what is happening and get Hannah the help she needs, the disease has fully taken hold and Hannah is refusing to eat. Will this family be able to exorcise the demon of anorexia from their lives, or is it too late? Written by Anonymous

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HipPopK: Don't you wish you could just... cut open your stomach and take everything out?
Hannah: [in a wistful, albeit disturbed voice] How did you know?
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It was the True of the disorder disease
8 October 2014 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

It seem like normal movie, but it actually shows you how true it can be if you keep going and hide it from anyone and everyone. your actions will become deadlier as you stop doing what you need to do.

This movie was as good as what it shows, and it showed. The acting was good and the movie was moving and fast paced. It was fun to watch and gave us a sight of the small things and big thing that can happen.

The movies focus on the dancer called Anna and her brother who is in a wrestler league competition. food is necessary for both of them, and we start to see some secrets that are left behind can cause very dangerous actions.

6/10


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