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For the Love of Nancy (1994)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  2 October 1994 (USA)
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The parents of an anorexic woman fight to save her life.

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Tommy (as Mark Paul Gosselaar)
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Uncle Tommy
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Tom
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George Sabbath
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Lenore Molee
Henry O. Watson ...
Judge Saunders
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Franny
Terry King ...
Billy
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When Nancy graduates from high school, she is apprehensive about the future. She goes to college and becomes withdrawn. She starts to obsess over her weight, exercising all the time and hardly eating. Her parents ignore the changes in Nancy, until one shocking moment at Christmas when it becomes apparent to everyone that Nancy has a serious problem--she's anorexic. The parents try to get Nancy treatment, but she resists attempts to help her. At last, her father decides to take her to court and win guardianship of Nancy so he can force her into treatment. Written by Anonymous

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Tracey Gold who was once an anorexic used her life experience to help her in this role. Although she was still undergoing recovery for her anorexia she was in full makeup to appear anorexic. See more »

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This is a great movie
24 May 2003 | by (Wisconsin, U.S.) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie in school and thought it was fantastic and a great message to people who have struggled or are struggling through anorexia nervosa. I think Tracey Gold is a great actress and she did excellent in this role since she is a recovered anorexic. I think this is a movie everyone should enjoy and i have heard that people think this movie leads people to become anorexic, but i don't think that's true. Tracey Gold sent off a good message by doing this movie.


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