Lbs. Synopsis
Story about a 315lb man that is told he must lose weigh in order to keep on living.
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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
A working-class hero of a film.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
The actor's compelling self-exposure, physically and emotionally, draws us into such a degree that we genuinely come to care about his...
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70

Variety

By David Rooney
The intimately personal chronicle is more impressive for Famiglietti's disarming self-exposure than for any fully formed cinematic style or...
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70

Village Voice

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When a heart attack causes Neil to isolate himself in the wild and get his eating under control, Lbs. acquires a more distinct, insightful...
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63

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The movie Bonifacio and Famiglietti have made is much better as a bittersweet family portrait. But those in search of a mirror for their...
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60

Time Out New York

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An inspirational, humorous portrait of an individual grappling with an addiction that, unlike heroin or alcohol, has rarely been addressed...
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60

Boxoffice Magazine

By Sara Schieron
On one side Lbs. deals with a subject not often handled dramatically and this alone gives it an urgency and a credibility.
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60

The New York Times

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Those concerned with obesity issues may find Lbs. authentic and inspirational. Otherwise it’s an earnest little low-budget indie without...
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60

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
That truthfulness, along with the movie's emotional honesty and narrative polish, help tag this NY-grown indie as one to seek out.
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Lbs.

By vizzy
Lbs. was wonderful! A touching and inspiring depiction about addiction and acceptance. Loved that it did not sell out at the end and give the audience a "Hollywood" ending. The characters were real...

Five Word Review

By grammygr
great real heartfelt touching movie...

LBS. the Movie

By suvar
Go see it. Tell your friends about it. Great cast, great direction. Has a heart, soul and insights not often seen with this subject matter. Highly reccomend...

LBS

By MJC6777
ENJOYED THE MOVIE!!!!!!!!...

Lbs.

By rbraglia
A fascinating and moving piece about addiction of several kinds - not just food. Not a "Pollyanna" fairy tale; there are sucesses and failures here in a context to which most people can relate in one...

BRAVO!!!!!

By Dlicious198
Thank you, thank you, thank you for such an awesome experience. This is an important message that people need to hear. Carmine, you inspire me and make me believe again. Its a brilliant film and...

An amazing film!

By George Koury
Lbs. is a brilliant and important film. It deals with the subjects of addiction, self-esteem and the ways in which we seek love and fulfillment, both within ourselves and from others. The script is...

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