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Video: Marti Noxon’s To The Bone: 2017 Sundance Film Fest Post Screening Q&A

Video: Marti Noxon’s To The Bone: 2017 Sundance Film Fest Post Screening Q&A

I needed to grow a pair, I needed to hit bottom, I needed to decide to live for myself.” – Marti Noxon.

A comedy about eating disorders? After two decades as a producer, Marti Noxon did what most people in the profession give as sound advice – write what you know. The double-meaning title trope with air sucking, room filling dialogue exchanges, To The Bone is a hit them where it hurts and tug at their heart dramedy that is bare —- working as a film for those in the know, and those who haven’t the faintest idea.

Day 4 at the Sundance Film Festival at the Eccles is where the U.S. Dramatic selected To the Bone
had it’s world premiere. The stage was filled veteran actors Keanu Reeves, Lili Taylor and the lead Lily Collins was joined by the those who collectively represent what treatment therapy might look like for those dealing with anorexia and/or bulimia. The Q and A mostly focused on Collins process and why she took on the material. The film premiered on Netflix.

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist and critic at (founded in 2000). Eric is a regular at Sundance, Cannes and TIFF. He has a BFA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013 he served as a Narrative Competition Jury Member at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson's This Teacher (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022 he served as a New Flesh Comp for Best First Feature at the 2022 Fantasia Intl. Film Festival. Current top films for 2022 include Tár (Todd Field), All That Breathes (Shaunak Sen), Aftersun (Charlotte Wells).

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