Disfigured (2008)

Two women who don't look at all alike find out they have an unfortunate amount in common in this independent comedy drama. Lydia (Deidra Edwards) is a woman in her early thirties who lives and works in Venice Beach, CA, a place where… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: July 11, 2008
DVD Release Date: July 29, 2008
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

A struggling anorexic and her physical opposite form an unlikely friendship in disFIGURED, a funny, awkward and often uncomfortable drama.

Prairie Miller

Out of control desires like sex, food and emotional neediness intertwine with their opposites of starvation, abstinence, denial, shame and self-hatred throughout this raw and revealing, intensely intimate drama.

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Steve Rhodes
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A delightful and honest story, full of poignant and humorous moments, it speaks to the fat and the skinny person in all of us.

Karina Montgomery

Well worth seeing even if the execution is a little choppy, because the issues explored here really attain some excellent depth.

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Matthew Nestel
Boxoffice Magazine

The film canā(TM)t do the arithmetic right to get to a solution on how to tell a straight story without a bunch of forced tangents and gnarly knots that take too much work to sift through.

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Kam Williams

A novel buddy vehicle contrasting the unique perspectives of a two segments of society ordinarily either marginalized in movies or treated almost as if they didn't exist at all.

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Matt Noller
Slant Magazine

Like Crash for the heavyset crowd, Glenn Gers's disFIGURED is a preachy message movie that collapses under the weight of its own self-important speechifying.

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