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A teenager standing in the background looks at another teenager, who is out of focus, eating.

Consumer [short film]

  Stephanie Izsak

  Canada     14 minutes


Rein’s first day of high school initiates a tumultuous cycle of harmful self-criticism, driven by societal pressure to adhere to unrealistic beauty standards and constant comparison to the popular girls at school. In her quest to lose weight, she stumbles upon an unconventional and disturbing method, the demands of which exceed her initial expectations.

This film screens as part of the Shorts 3: After Dark – Twisted Tales & Shadows of Innocence program.


Content Considerations
Body horror, disordered eating
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