A story about an adult woman who reaches the absolute bottom as she almost starves to death from anorexia. She survives with the help of her surroundings, her stubbornness and a little luck. She then turns her life around and discovers the reason why she became sick in the first place.
MARIA & THE DEMON is a documentary film about a psychiatry teacher who wakes up in an Emergency Room (ER) and realizes that she only has a few weeks to beat her anorexia if she wants to survive.
After much anxiety, therapy and hard inner struggles against her own mirror image, she finally meets the worst demon of them all – the reason why she became ill.