Mia Polanco grapples with an eating disorder, and after seven months of treatment, she’s deemed ready for outpatient care. Stepping back into the world, she realizes the missed opportunities and is determined to catch up with her friends, despite daunting obstacles.
The relentless voices in her head fuel self-doubt and tempt her to make regrettable choices. Her friends, wrestling with their own challenges, tiptoe around Mia, straining their relationship.
Mia must embrace the fact that her recovery is a lengthy, tumultuous journey, while those around her embark on their own paths of self-discovery.
Sophie Wilde delivers a compelling portrayal of the fractured Mia Polanco, who struggles to acknowledge her progress. Her performance is deeply moving and mature.
The ensemble cast shines, with Lauryn Ajufo, Harry Cadby, Noah Thomas, and Niamh McCormack deserving recognition for their contributions.
The portrayal of eating disorders is eye-opening and authentic, resonating deeply with the audience’s emotions. The script is beautifully crafted, offering several inspirational lines delivered with brilliance.