Dawn Cottrell (Peterson) seems like a typical sixteen-year-old girl, but she has a very dangerous secret. Unable to express her true feelings, whenever Dawn is upset she grabs a knife and cuts herself.
Casey Powell is a young teenage girl who is secretly suffering from anorexia nervosa, a mental and physical illness of deliberately starving herself or self-induced vomiting, because of her... See full summary »
Eva Marie Saint,
Jennifer Jason Leigh
I just watched this movie for the first time. I have to say Kimberly McCullough was very convincing. I think she did a fabulous job. I agree the writing may not have been the best, but she did a great job with it.
I loved seeing Rick Springfield in this movie. He was a typical father believing everything his daughter says. Not wanting to admit there was a problem.
I think the mother's reaction was right on target. It is usually the mother who sees the problem first.
I would definitely recommend this movie.
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