The Manor

The Manor is a documentary that takes place in Guelph, Ontario — namely, at a strip club/hotel in Guelph. The club/hotel is owned by a fairly unique family — an overweight father, and anorexic mother, and two sons — one who enjoys the strip club scene; the other who does not.

The happenings of the club/hotel become simply a backdrop as the focus ends up being on the father attempting to lose weight and regain some health — and the mother’s constant battle w/ anorexia. It has some heart felt moments for sure as it winds it’s way through an interesting family dynamic: 3/5

(This review originally written in September 2013)

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