With no exaggeration the world is literally a worse place because this movie exists in it. I believe that in my heart. And yet? I watch like 4 times a year and I genuinely find it charming.... shaking... my ..... head..... I will say this viewing just made me want to rewatch Unfaithful, the much better Richard Gere movie.
I've always recommended this specific documentary when it comes to the topic of eating disorders, because I think the focusing on the recovery center's treatment response is a much more necessary conversation. Often, I feel like other documentaries on the topic focus on vulnerability of patients' personal trauma and even using their bodies as a form of horror, which I didn't feel at all in this. Throughout Thin, there is a comparison between the control the patients inflict upon themselves…