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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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 She goes to college and becomes withdrawn.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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I'm Addicted to This Stuff!
23 April 1999 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

Seriously, I am. Some weekends, I just veg out and watch Lifetime all day, to see the Made for TV movies. I consider myself to be somewhat of an expert on these by now. This one in particular is a favorite of mine. It has a good story, solid performances, and closure at the end. Normally, a happy ending isn't so important at the end of a movie, but when it's made for TV, it becomes a must (though I did see one that went against this rule, but I hated it. True stories always suck). So, my point is, if you want an emotion-filled afternoon, watch this when it comes on the Women's Network.


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