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Autism Is a World (2004)

A documentary on an autistic woman's inner world, her writing, and the friends she made while in college.

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Gerardine Wurzburg

Writer:

Sue Rubin
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Julianna Margulies ... Narrator
Sue Rubin Sue Rubin ... Herself
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A documentary on an autistic woman's inner world, her writing, and the friends she made while in college.

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USA

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English

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Whittier, California, USA

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Killing Autism is a Constant Battle*
18 July 2005 | by YilmazTurkSee all my reviews

"Autism Is A World" a 40 minute documentary narrated by actress Julianna Margulies. The documentary is about Sue who is autistic. She was diagnosed and treated as mentally retarded until the age of 13 when she began to communicate using a keyboard. When you meet her, she does not make eye contact. She obsessively attacks your buttons, endlessly stands at the faucet and watches water pour over her hand. She tells that makes her feel better. The documentary takes the viewer on a journey into her mind, into her world and her obsessions. Autism Is A World explores Sue's world, her writings, and the remarkable friendships she has created while in college.


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