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‘Brittany Runs A Marathon’ Promotes a Weight Loss Fantasy

The film markets itself as a progressive counterpoint to diet culture. It’s not.

The movie theatre billboard for  “Brittany Runs A Marathon“.

Note: contains spoilers for “Brittany Runs A Marathon” and discussion of eating disorders, including specific restrictive behaviors.



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