PICK OF THE DAY
Children aged five to 13 have traditionally been carefree and unselfconscious about their bodies and their appearance, but as society becomes increasingly obsessed with body image, children are echoing what is going on in the adult world. This film gets under the skin of young girls striving to make themselves perfect by losing weight through dieting and exercise.
An island off the coast of Maine becomes infested with lethal insects
that breed inside humans, eventually killing them. It is up to a visiting doctor from Boston to battle the bugs and persuade the sceptical locals of the danger. Starring Thomas Calabro, Kristen Dalton and John Savage. (2000)