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Fruit

An experimental drama that explores a young woman’s mental struggle with an eating disorder.
4/5

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Directed by Olivia Martinez and Mia Sanchez, from a script by Martinez, ‘Fruit’ is a short experimental drama film that explores the troubled psychology of a young woman in the grips of an eating disorder. Starring Bella Treviño, the narrative delves into her food restriction and distorted mindset over others, fueling anxiety-led anti-social behavior. A captivating watch that gives an unflinching account of anorexia nervosa.

Throughout the 7-minute film, we witness the social withdrawal of our protagonist; at home and at school. Illogical visions of cruel discrediting from her friends and family begin to overwhelm her, leading to irrational panic attacks. A poignant tale that doesn’t shy away from highlighting the extremities of body dysmorphia, anorexia and mental illness.

Martinez and Sanchez have crafted a commendable drama, with an outstanding performance by Bella Treviño. Visually, the film is constructed with stellar cinematography – wrapped up with adept post-production and sound. The entire cast deliver praiseworthy performances that aid the themes of the narrative. Highly recommended.
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Fruit

An experimental drama that explores a young woman’s mental struggle with an eating disorder.
4/5

Review

Directed by Olivia Martinez and Mia Sanchez, from a script by Martinez, ‘Fruit’ is a short experimental drama film that explores the troubled psychology of a young woman in the grips of an eating disorder. Starring Bella Treviño, the narrative delves into her food restriction and distorted mindset over others, fueling anxiety-led anti-social behavior. A captivating watch that gives an unflinching account of anorexia nervosa.

Throughout the 7-minute film, we witness the social withdrawal of our protagonist; at home and at school. Illogical visions of cruel discrediting from her friends and family begin to overwhelm her, leading to irrational panic attacks. A poignant tale that doesn’t shy away from highlighting the extremities of body dysmorphia, anorexia and mental illness.

Martinez and Sanchez have crafted a commendable drama, with an outstanding performance by Bella Treviño. Visually, the film is constructed with stellar cinematography – wrapped up with adept post-production and sound. The entire cast deliver praiseworthy performances that aid the themes of the narrative. Highly recommended.
Fruit

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