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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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I like it to be honest
22 December 2014 | by See all my reviews

To tell the truth I would actually recommend this movie to people, It might stereotype fat people or high school (whichever one you choose) and it may not be the total truth but it's part of what happens to fat people ( chubby people if you prefer) even skinny (slim people if you favour) This Is just another one of those movies you can sit down to watch with your friends, it's interesting and something different for different types of people. This story is about a young girl who gets out of her comfort zone to see what it's like to be a fat person for a documentary which is for money which she needs to be able to afford to go to a college due to the fact that most the money her family had saved was needed to cover her mothers hospital bills, and that leads to the way she starts despising her mother, she the falls deep into her "spying" without realising and meets friends and she soon doesn't know whether to tell them that for the past weeks she has been secretly videoing them for a project and risk loosing them or will she keep it to herself and forever be with guilt


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