New Netflix movie raises concerns about glamourising anorexia 5 years ago

New Netflix movie raises concerns about glamourising anorexia

Lily Collins stars in new movie 'To The Bone' which focuses on one woman's struggle with anorexia.

Collins portrays Ellen, a 20-year-old artist, in the throes of an eating disorder. A deeply personal role, the 28-year-old actress has admitted to suffering from an eating disorder during her teenage years, and she was under constant medical supervision while losing a significant amount of weight. 

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Although the message of the movie appears to be one of hope and recovery, people have taken to Twitter to voice their concerns about romanticising mental illness:

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'To The Bone' hits Netflix on July 14, Check out the first full trailer below:

 

 

 

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