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All Over Me

CLAUDE (ALISON FOLLAND) keeps a fun house–style mirror in the kitchen of the apartment she shares with her mom, the kind of mirror that makes even an average-sized human look like a stumpy whale. When Claude, a henna-haired fifteen-year-old who dresses in what can only be called husky sizes, and her blonde waif of a best friend, Ellen (Tara Subkoff), pass the mirror one afternoon, they fall into a mock-sex routine: Claude, in baggy shorts and tee, playing the butch dude, Ellen his/her femmy conquest. The girls start humping away, grunting and giggling at their warped images. Reflected behind them on the fridge door is a collage of model-perfect bodies, Claude’s warning to herself against binging. Later Ellen heads off to see Mark (Cole Hauser), her brutish boyfriend. Claude, who wants nothing more than for Ellen to be her lover (a possibility Ellen teases her with when she demonstrates

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