The Road to Wellville (1995)

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Period comedy. A satire of health fanaticism set in 1907 at Dr John Harvey Kellogg's sanatorium for the rich and famous. Among the clients are two cornflake producers who recruit George, Kellog's adopted son to help them out with money. Other visitors to the clinic are Will and Eleanor Lightbody, Eleanor is concerned that Will has damaged his stomach through alcohol abuse and Will is prescribed a rigorous routine. Will nevertheless manages to turn certain treatments to his advantage. Meanwhile George sets fire to the sanatorium and falls into a vat of nut butter...

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