Lily Collins struggled with an eating disorder
In the film, To The Bone plays Lily Collins is a young woman with anorexia. That role came quite close for the 27-year-old actress.
As a teenager, had they themselves with eating disorders, said Collins during the Sundance Film Festival at Variety.
Because of her own experiences with anorexia found Collins it is important to be involved in the film. “It is very important. It is something to which many young women are confronted with, there you do not need to be ashamed of. That’s what this film is all about.”
The daughter of singer Phil Collins and knew immediately that she was in To The Bone wanted to play. Also the writer and director of the movie, Marti Noxon, had in the past with an eating disorder. “When I Marti met, I thought: we need to work together. We must tell this story, because it is still a huge taboo.”