To the Bone, starring Lily Collins, could glamourise eating disorders and should come with trigger warning, charities say

Mental health experts have said a Netflix trailer for a film about a teenage girl with anorexia could trigger psychological issues for sufferers and should come with a warning.

To the Bone, which is released next month, tells the story of 20-year-old Ellen, who struggles with anorexia and ends up entering a group recovery home for help. But while its director says that the film is intended as “a conversation starter about an issue that is too often clouded by secrecy and misconceptions,” critics say that the film risks glamourising and trivialising anorexia.

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