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A Secret Between Friends: A Moment of Truth Movie (1996)
"When Friendship Kills" (original title)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  19 February 1996 (USA)
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Two friends keep their vomiting a secret until one friend almost dies.

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Kathryn Archer
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Lexi Archer
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Jennifer Harnsberger
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Peter Archer
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Pamela Harnsberger
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Jill Archer
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Mr. Harnsberger
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Sarah
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Coach Beth
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Nick McKay
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Phoebe Wills
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Jolene
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When two friends, Lexi and Jennifer try and get in shape, they start to get rid of their food by vomiting it up. Lexi is then taken to a bulemic center by her worried mom. When she recovers she tells her mom that Jennifer might still have the same problem. Lexi's mom confronts Jennifer's mom and Jennifer get mad at Lexi. Lexi tries to reason to Jennifer at a beach party while Jennifer is drunk and Jennifer refuses and runs away from her. She is then hit by a passing car and Lexi becomes depressed and the vomiting starts again. Written by Kyle <Kyleshivers@aol.com>

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She'll be dead before she's thin enough.

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Ben Colson: Jen's in the zone. I hope she doesn't ah, fall into the fire.
Justin Phelps: I've never seen her like this. You know Jen, right? She never drinks.
Lexi Archer: She needs some food.
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A Really Powerful Film
17 June 2001 | by (Suffolk, England) – See all my reviews

There are way too many subjects avoided in cinema and eating disorders is one of them. This film shows it as it is. It is not glamourised for the viewers to enjoy, it is shown with real truth which makes it all the more powerful. I've only seen it once and that was a few years ago but i can still remember everything about it and how it made me feel. It is a very powerful film and is good support for anyone suffering from a eating disorder to give them the willpower to stop. This is what films should be about- they should be there to help people and not glamourise things that are wrong.


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