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Pretty Ugly People (2008)

 -  Comedy  -  12 April 2008 (USA)
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Lucy has always used food to escape life's problems, but when this self-titled "fat friend" lures her group of old college buddies to the Montana wilderness, she reveals a new self - skinny, beautiful and still flawed.

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Former college chums gather for what they think is their fat friend's dying last days, but they instead find her celebrating the last few days before reaching her target weight loss at a mountain lodge with a subsequent hiking trip planned for them all. Though it's the woman's long-held dream journey that she wanted to take with her best friends, the others, largely, can't get over the feeling of being duped, with everyone's emotional baggage breaking out awkwardly all along their forced and uncomfortable three-day hike back to civilization. Written by statmanjeff

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Is losing the weight worth losing your friends?

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Rated R for sexual content, brief graphic nudity, pervasive language, and some drug use | See all certifications »
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Becky is shopping at the Orange Street Market, which is in Missoula, MT. In the next scene she is seen flying on an airplane to Missoula. See more »

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Mary: Girl, my ass and feet are in love with you right now.
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There really is a Holland Lake Lodge See more »

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A funny, emotional and inspiring film not to be missed!
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My 2 girlfriends and I saw this in Palm Springs and thought it was a great piece. It kept me laughing through the entire film, although I thought there were a few too many "F" words and felt they detracted from the enjoyment. You didn't need them! The actors were great and look forward to seeing them again. Thanks for being at the screening--I enjoyed the background about the movie. I now have a better understanding about the pitfalls there can be in making a low budget, independent film and how you over came so many to make a great film. I can't wait for your next venture..."The Help". Hopefully the Palm Springs Film Festival will not reject that one or any others you plan to submit.


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