At 10, Dylan Redford
, grandson of Robert, could barely read or write. His story features in a revealing and touching documentary about the condition made by his father, James
On the face of it, Dylan Redford
has everything going for him – he is a handsome, intelligent and artistic 22-year-old who happens to be the grandson of Robert Redford
. But he is also severely dyslexic and, at the age of 10, could barely read or write.
At school in Marin County, California, he found it impossible to use the lockers. The combination of remembering a sequence of numbers and then twisting the padlock dial in the right direction proved difficult to master. "It was just all bad," says Dylan. "I had to ask my friends to do it for me."
Dylan's experiences with dyslexia are depicted in a new documentary, The Big Picture, directed by Dylan's father, James. After watching his "intellectually curious