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To Be Fat Like Me (2007)

TV-14 | | Drama | TV Movie 8 January 2007
As part of a film project, a physically fit teenager dons a fat suit to gain experience of the hardships facing overweight high school students.

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Pretty, popular, and slim high-schooler Aly Schimdt had plans of earning a sports scholarship to college but a knee injury ruins her chances. She decides to enter a documentary contest in the hopes of winning money for college. She believes that overweight people, like her mom and brother, seem to make excuses about how the world perceives them. So Aly decides to attend a rival high school as a heavily overweight person for the documentary, but not change her personality. Aly intends and hopes to prove that personality will outshine physical appearance. But when she's met with ridicule, harassment, and name-calling she begins to see things differently. Written by R2k443

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selfishness
27 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

well, my father was overweight and died of a heart attack while he was still young.

It was his choice, and he did it his way certainly. But what about his children? You may be pleased to have a child and die at 50, but I am not so sure that your child will have feel the same way.

so, fat is a feminist issue, but it is also a medical one; i know as i am a doctor.

the film does give the male a pass. After showing himself so completely shallow, and that I mean completely, he is given a pass by the heroine. I wonder what she has learned if she can tolerate such behavior. Would she have tolerated racism?


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