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Mission to Lars (2012)

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Kate and Will Spicer's brother, Tom, has Fragile X Syndrome, the most common form of inherited learning disability. He is also a massive fan of Lars Ulrich from Metallica. They made a ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Kate Spicer Kate Spicer ... Herself (voice)
Tom Spicer Tom Spicer ... Himself
William Spicer William Spicer ... Himself (voice)
Jasmin St. Claire ... Herself
Lars Ulrich ... Himself
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Kate and Will Spicer's brother, Tom, has Fragile X Syndrome, the most common form of inherited learning disability. He is also a massive fan of Lars Ulrich from Metallica. They made a promise to Tom that they would get him to meet Lars. Tom's dream is their promise. Together they went on a Mission to Lars. Written by Anonymous

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The road trip of a lifetime with just one condition...Tom's.


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25 September 2015 (USA) See more »

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Миссия Ларса See more »

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$15,671
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Spicer and Moore See more »
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These two want a medal, or what?
22 March 2019 | by edantonio-16404See all my reviews

I think these two egos overshadow Tom and his experience. They "admit" at the beginning of this film that neither has deserved "best sibling" award. Now they decide a grand gesture made public - with even their production company name their own two names, writ large. I come from a background of much involvement with children and adults with intellectual disabilities, if that should give me any weight. I am so irritated with these two. From the first minute of this film, to the last. What a couple of punk siblings. Making up for years of ignoring their severely disabled sibling by making a film of themselves "giving him an experience he wouldn't normally get." How about taking him for a visit to the pub? Once a month. Much less stressful for the brother. Of course, its a dream to meet his hero. Of course, but guess what? This isn't an experience anyone "normally" gets. All I saw here were a couple of guilty egos. There's enough money for a trip to America with a film crew, yet these two have admittedly neglected to attend to their disabled sibling for, I presume, years. Thank goodness an effort was made to make dear Tom's big dream come true. But this film is a sappy, self - congratulatory vehicle for these two "artistes", not a touching look inside the deprived existence of someone with a very serious disability. You know, thousands of people all over the world help make dreams come true every day and night in schools, group homes, and other institutions, as well as in their communities. Who else gets a medal? Who else needs one? The scene where the two are berating their brother for his change of mind after their arrival in the US...I would never talk to a student with that tone, and wouldn't expect any of my teachers to attempt to cajole or manipulate someone with an anxiety response. I'm sick, and obviously upset.


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