A Matter of Fat (1970)

Film details

  • Featuring

    Lorne Greene

  • Country

    Canada

  • Year

    1970

  • Genre

    Documentary

  • Type

    Film

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Synopsis

Shows how Gilles Lorrain, a 37 year old accountant weighing 26 stone, reduced hi s weight to 15 stone over a seven month period and under rigorous hospital obser vation. Also examines what other overweight people are doing, singly or in groups, to reduce to more normal propo rtions. Visits body-contouring parlours, weight-watchers clubs, and summer camps . Medical authorities comment on some misconceptions and malpractices of the slimming industry Documentary film dealing with the problem of overweight people.

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