Winslet voices anti-bul­ly­ing film

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Ac­tor Kate Winslet (left) has lent her voice to anti-bul­ly­ing an­i­mated short film Daisy Chain. The 40-year-old has ad­mit­ted that bul­lies made fun of her ap­pear­ance while grow­ing up. As an adult, the ac­tor has cul­ti­vated a pos­i­tive body im­age and made it her mis­sion to help oth­ers build self-con­fi­dence. So when the time came for writer-di­rec­tor Galvin Scott Davis to cast the voice of the lead char­ac­ter in his film, Winslet was an ob­vi­ous choice, re­ports peo­ple.com.

Daisy Chain is a story about a young girl who is bul­lied, and through the help of a friend she learns to cre­ate a “daisy chain” so strong that even her bul­lies can’t break it down.

The five-minute video with hand-drawn an­i­ma­tion was in­spired by Davis’s 9-year-old son, who came home from school and con­fided in his fa­ther about be­ing picked on by a peer. In­stead of sim­ply talk­ing to his son, Davis de­cided to take ac­tion. He en­cour­aged his son and the bully to work on a se­ries of comic books to­gether that would later be­come the ba­sis of the film, Daisy Chain.

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