Body Image

Part of our Wellbeing theme, this selection of films deals with issues surrounding body image and self-perception.

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Image from Shrek

This film has a couple of uses of mild bad language

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Shrek (2001) Rating: U 5+

4.2201 out of 5 1027 Votes (Members)
Duration
87 mins
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Animated comedy about a fat, green, bad-tempered ogre banished from his woods cabin home by an evil lord, which has become a modern classic.

Image from The Station Agent

This film has several uses of strong bad language

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The Station Agent (2003) Rating: 15 14+ 16+

4.3333 out of 5 3 Votes (Members)
Duration
86 mins
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Utterly lovely and unique film about friendships forming in the most unlikely of circumstances.

Image from Girlfight

Strong language and sex references

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Girlfight (2000) Rating: 15 14+

0 out of 5 0 Votes (Members)
Duration
106 mins
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Tough, realistic sporting drama about a teenage girl from a rough New York housing project who wants to be a boxer.

Image from Precious

This film has a large number of uses of very strong language, references to sexual abuse and scenes of domestic violence.

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Precious (2009) Rating: 15 16+

3.4583 out of 5 24 Votes (Members)
Duration
105 mins
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Highly charged drama about an overweight teen growing up in an abusive family in New York, who meets an inspiring teacher.

Girl Model (2011) Rating: Unclassified 14+

0 out of 5 0 Votes (Members)
Duration
77 mins
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Sobering documentary that reveals the degradation and exploitation behind the glossy images of the seemingly glamorous global fashion business.

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