In this universe of people in fat bodies, there is loneliness, tenderness, violence, and apples. Xtra Large opens strongly with three dancers in Botero-inspired fat suits, behind a long and ridiculously high table that gives the over-sized bodies a childlike proportion. Sitting spaced out in a row as if in a school canteen, they obsessively hoard an apple each, staring at it as if it may unlock some secret or unleash a genie. Youth? Beauty? A dancer’s diet?
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