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Temple Grandin (2010)

A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of the top scientists in the humane livestock handling industry.

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Alice
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Richard Dillard ...
Don Micheals
Jenna Hughes ...
Four-Year-Old Temple
Michael Crabtree ...
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Billy
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Rutherford Cravens ...
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Ted Gilbert
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Biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who overcame the limitations imposed on her by her condition to become a Ph.D. and expert in the field of animal husbandry. She developed an interest in cattle early in life while spending time at her Aunt and Uncle's ranch. She did not speak until age four and had difficulty right through high school, mostly in dealing with people. Her mother was very supportive as were some of her teachers. She is noted for creating her "hug box", widely recognized today as a way of relieving stress in autistic children, and her humane design for the treatment of cattle in processing plants, which have been the subject of several books and won an award from PETA. Today, she is a professor at Colorado State University and well-known speaker on autism and animal handling. Written by garykmcd

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Autism gave her a vision. She gave it a voice. See more »

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Biography | Drama

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6 February 2010 (USA)  »

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Trivia

In real life Temple did make reference to "You'll Never Walk Alone" at graduation but she spoke the words rather than singing them. See more »

Goofs

When Temple's aunt and mother are talking on the phone, in 1966, the hand sets have a RJ11 connector. These type of connectors did not come about until the mid 1970s, and didn't get wider use until the 1980s. See more »

Quotes

Aunt Ann: I think it's time for bed, young lady. We get up with the rooster around here.
Temple Grandin: [Temple gets a mental image of them on the roof going cockadoodledoo along with the rooster and then she looks puzzled]
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Crazy Credits

There are photos of Temple Grandin (as a child, teenager and adult) shown beside the initial credits at the end. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.96 (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Man from U.N.C.L.E.
(1964)
Theme and Cues Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.
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Overflowing with emotion
6 February 2010 | by See all my reviews

That this production is near onto perfect can readily be documented by the votes cast. That it touches intimately on subjects so personal and universal through a story documenting a case of autism can only be appreciated by viewing it. It is an amazing effort on the part of so many persons bringing this story forward so vividly. Maybe Temple was lucky that doors were not kept out of her reach at times of incredible change; maybe her gifts would not have been realized had she not been strong enough to open the doors herself or been strong enough allow others to help. But luck has nothing to do with the quality of this vision shared. This production is something to which all should aspire.


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