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Autism: The Musical (2007)

Follows five autistic children as they work together to create and perform a live musical production.

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Tricia Regan
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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 6 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Hillary Aaron Hillary Aaron ... Herself
Joe Aaron ... Himself
Lexi Aaron Lexi Aaron ... Lexi
Adam Adam ... Himself
Jordan Andrews Jordan Andrews
Conroe Brooks ... Himself
Elaine Hall Elaine Hall ... Herself
Rosanne Katon ... Herself
Lexi Lexi ... Herself
Neal Neal ... Himself
Henry Stills Henry Stills ... Himself (as Henry)
Kristen Stills Kristen Stills ... Herself
Stephen Stills ... Himself
Wyatt Wyatt ... Himself
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Follows five autistic children as they work together to create and perform a live musical production.

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Documentary | Music

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 April 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Miracle Project See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Color
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Connections

References All in the Family (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Try to Find Me
Written and Performed by Graham Nash
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A very special film
5 July 2015 | by chrisroberts-5See all my reviews

"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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