Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires


The quest for success in Hollywood. The dream of becoming an actress. Novella McClure is in her early thirties and has several problems. 1) She didn’t become a star. 2) Not only that, but she also didn’t get any parts in the last three years. 3) Her name sounds like a porn star from the past century. 4) There are younger actresses willing to do anything for a piece of fame. 5) She has trouble with paying the rent. And a new problem emerges amidst all this: she starts to eat herself! Is Jimmy Weber’s opera prima a less-serious In My Skin? Is it a metaphorical and satirical critique to the waste of bodies in Hollywood? Is it a gore flick? It might be all those things, plus a carefree B melodrama with grace, speed, some brutal revenge sequence, large doses of black comedy, and a memorable performance by its lead actress Meggie Maddock. Yes, you’re thinking Meggie Maddock is a slightly better name than Novella McClure. It’s true: perhaps in that sense Eat has some documentary elements. JPF

Spanish title: Come
Year: 2013
Format: DM
Color: Color
Minutes: 93
Seconds: 0

D, G, E, M: Jimmy Weber

F: Jon Stevenson

P: Annie Baker

PE: Jimmy Weber, Jon Stevenson

CP: Pretty People Pictures


Meggie Maddock, Jeremy Make, Ali Francis, Maru Garcia, Dakota Pike


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Jimmy Weber Estados Unidos

He was born in Denver, USA, in 1985. He studied film, drama and television at the University of Colorado, where he graduated in 2009. He has worked as editor and producer and, before Eat, he directed the short Incubator (2010).

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