To the Bone
To the Bone (2017)

Based on the real-life experiences of writer/director Marti Noxon, TO THE BONE shares the story of 20-year- old Ellen and her battle with anorexia. Ellen enters a group home run by an unconventional doctor where she and the other residents… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: July 14, 2017
DVD Release Date: July 14, 2017
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Nick Allen
RogerEbert.com

To the Bone has a concrete sense of place, people and perspective, all of which makes the movie stronger than its faults.

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Sean Burns
Spliced Personality

Despite fine intentions it feels like a pilot for a promising Showtime series that still isn't ready for prime time.

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John Fink
The Film Stage

To the Bone is narratively risk-adverse, which is a shame since this is a story worth telling.

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Peter Debruge
Variety

It's not an easy sit, nor an terribly entertaining one, but in the hands of writer-director Marti Noxon, it delivers painful insights in a relatively fresh way.

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Andrea Thompson
The Young Folks

Countless movies and pieces have been written about the harsh beauty standards women are expected to conform to, so To the Bone wisely ignores them and invests in making the most out of its cast...

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Chris Bumbray
JoBlo's Movie Emporium

Distinguished by Lily Collins's standout performance.

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Boyd van Hoeij
Hollywood Reporter

Noxon, who also wrote the screenplay, manages to explore dark and complex issues while frequently leavening them with unexpected moments of humor ...

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Jason Bailey
Flavorwire

There's much of 'To the Bone' that sounds hoary or hokey. But it plays gracefully, thanks to the honesty of Noxon's approach; she recognizes that moments of high emotion can be both powerful and a little silly, and isn't afraid of that duality.

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Sean P. Means
Salt Lake Tribune

It's a credit to Noxon's sterling wit, and her great sensitivity, that the movie delivers a powerful emotional punch.

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