Find Out Who You Are and Do it on Purpose.
DIRECTED BY: Anne Fletcher
WRITTEN BY: Kristin Hahn
STARRING: Danielle Macdonald, Jennifer Aniston and Odeya Rush
SYNOPSIS: Willowdean (‘Dumplin’), the plus-size teenage daughter of a former beauty queen, signs up for her mom’s Miss Teen Bluebonnet pageant as a protest that escalates when other contestants follow her footsteps, revolutionizing the pageant and their small Texas town. (IMDB)
FULL REVIEW: CONTAINS SPOILERS
Dumplin’ is a strong family dramedy that takes a necessary look at the state of the culture surrounding body image. While the story drags with some underdeveloped characters, the charismatic cast is able to lift them up in a very heartfelt story about family and acceptance. This film is one of the better dramedy stories that Netflix has to offer.
★★★★★★½☆☆☆ 6.5/10 – Consider
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