Dying To Dance


2h 1999

Brief Synopsis

Elisa Lennox, age 18, joins a major ballet company right after high school and begins to believe that ballerinas must be pencil thin. Elisa lives on a near-starvation diet while exercising excessively. Anorexia begins to wreak havoc on Elisa's life as relationships suffer, her health deteriorates an

Film Details

Release Date
1999
Production Company
NBC Entertainment
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Elisa Lennox, age 18, joins a major ballet company right after high school and begins to believe that ballerinas must be pencil thin. Elisa lives on a near-starvation diet while exercising excessively. Anorexia begins to wreak havoc on Elisa's life as relationships suffer, her health deteriorates and her dance performance level plummets. When her loss of strength results in a dangerous accident and hospitalization, Elisa ignores the clear warning signs.

Film Details

Release Date
1999
Production Company
NBC Entertainment
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States August 12, 2001

Completed shooting summer 1999.

TV rating: TV-PG