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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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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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Trivia

Claire Danes and Temple Grandin spent a half-day lunching and visiting in Danes' New York City apartment as part of Danes' research. See more »

Goofs

At the pediatrician's office when Temple is four, her mother claims to be a Harvard graduate. This scene would have taken place in 1952. Although some women attended classes at Harvard as Radcliffe students, they were not given degrees from Harvard until 1963. See more »

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Temple Grandin: I've lots of important information on all this and I need Mr. Michaels to sign off on it.
Randy: Don? Don don't sign nothing.
Temple Grandin: I need Mr. Michaels to sign...
Randy: You're not hearing me right. Don don't sign nothing. I sign everything around here. His signature, but I do the signing.
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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

References Red River (1948) See more »

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Silver Bells
(1950)
Written by Ray Evans and Jay Livingston
Performed by Gene Autry
Courtesy of Autry Qualified Interest Trust and The Autry Foundation
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Life is mysteries and a door will open, just walk through it.
6 February 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I found it wonderful, precious, motivational, makes you feel as if you are a character in the movie. It just pulls you in her mind and makes you discover her thinking also making you wish you could help her. Also shows you in this world life isn't easy an some people are not very nice (as we all know) but out of the hundreds of people is very much ONE person not afraid to help. Temple shows the viewer we can all be scared. Whether you have disabilities, fears, doubts or anything you can imagine you simply can do it, she showed it. Claire Danes you made me believe you were Temple Grandin I applaud you for your dedicated work maybe will see you at the Awards in 2011. Take a Bow (or a Hug Machine) So much more to add but I advise watching & Watch with your heart.

"If I could snap my fingers and become non autistic I would not do so. Autism is part of who I am." - Temple Grandin


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