Thomas wants to learn about the neurological condition that his little brother, Owen, was diagnosed with as a child - autism. Through the piecing together of home videos and interviews with... See full summary »
Thomas E. Griffiths
Thomas E. Griffiths,
The poignant yet humor filled story about a single mother of a teenager severely impacted by autism, forced to reckon with her daughter's future. As her child becomes an adult, what used to... See full summary »
"Autism: the Musical" wasn't necessarily something groundbreakingly new, nor was it the most complete view of autism (which can be and usually is a great deal worse than what you see in the film), but it was a truly inspired and beautiful vision of hope and understanding.
The children in the film are wonderful and evoke real cinematic connection. The adults cover the whole range of what people can be, from good to bad.
If this film doesn't deeply touch and affect you, then there is something quite wrong. It's a valuable and important film for everyone to see and I applaud its production. In the world of documentaries, this one is significant and deserves to be viewed.
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