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Perfect Body (1997)

Andie Bradley is a gymnast with big dreams for the Olympics. When offered to work with one of the leading coaches in the U.S., she gratefully accepts. When she gets to the gym, she is ... See full summary »

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Kate
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Andie Bradley is a gymnast with big dreams for the Olympics. When offered to work with one of the leading coaches in the U.S., she gratefully accepts. When she gets to the gym, she is scrutinized by the coach about her weight and feels the pressure to lose the pounds. At first it's just dieting, but when she meets a fellow team member, Leslie, she realizes there are ways around it. It's possible to eat what you want, but not gain a pound. Written by <collins@ucinet.com>

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The poster in the locker room when Andie first arrives in her new gym is of Daniela Silivas, a Romanian gymnast who competed in the 1988 Olympics. See more »

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Written by Peter Gabriel (uncredited)
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Great movie, for everyone
13 March 2008 | by See all my reviews

If I may say... the summary given of this movie is misleading. They insinuate that Andie suffers from bulimia, by stating she finds a way around it by eating what she wants and not gaining weight. Andie suffers from anorexia, and only has bulimic tendencies when forced to eat. Very well plotted movie. It struck a chord with me as it was filmed partially in my home city, and also, Andies original gymnastic colors of pink and purple are IDENTICAl to the uniforms that my best friend sported when she was a gymnast. Its almost like they borrowed her team as extras! This movie really portrays the pain, and the artificial joy that comes with an eating disorder. People think eating disorders are glamorous, but its a curse. Its a disease and it causes the sufferer to isolate themselves from loved ones, as this movie well shows.


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