Eating is set in Southern California where a group of women are attending a birthday party for one of their number who is turning 40. Her French houseguest uses the occasion to shoot footage for a documentary about food addiction. The guests talk about eating, weight loss, sex, men, and appearances. Henry Jaglom's Eating reveals America's continuing obsession with the beauty myth and how it violates the self-esteem of women.
Reveals America's obsession with the beauty myth and how it violates the self-esteem of women.