Eating your heart out [Edited version]

Australia, 1984

Film
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Eating your heart out is about food, dieting, and obsessional eating, especially as they affect women and girls in Western societies. The film looks at four eating disorders: anorexia nervosa; bulimia; obesity; and a condition known as the fat/thin woman. It also examines the wider societal pressures on women that lead to these eating obsessions.

Credits

director

Chris Warner

co-producer

Maureen McCarthy

Chris Warner

production company

Trout Films

Language

English

Duration

00:48:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33937

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Anorexia Nervosa

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Body image

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Eating disorders

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Women - Health and hygiene

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Betamax; Access Print (Section 1)

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