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Normální autisticky film (2016)

Through unique artistic approach, the director reveals the world of autism - bringing the audience closer to the main characters - talented and creative children with a fascinating way of thinking.


Miroslav Janek


Miroslav Janek, Matej Nemec (original idea)
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Direct and thoughtful, Lukás has a distinctive sense of humor; he loves movies and he writes his own screenplays. Piano virtuoso Denis is able to play demanding classical pieces; he is also incredibly intelligent and well-read. He adores The Little Prince so much that he keeps rereading it. Majda likes to rap and isn't shy about it; her bold lyrics expose the surrounding world with disarming accuracy. Marjamka is able to tell long stories in English, while her tireless brother Ahmed is uncommonly friendly. Five remarkable children that society has consistently and unflatteringly labeled "autistic." A foremost Czech documentarist with a unique authorial vision challenges us once and for all to stop perceiving autism as a medical diagnosis and try to understand it as a fascinating way of thinking that's often maddeningly difficult to decipher. Because who's to determine what's normal - living in a constant rush while disregarding the absurdity of modern life, or wistfully seeking order,...

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What is it to be normal? Instead of looking at autism as a diagnosis, the film shows it as a magic and mysterious way of thinking.




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Artistic, intimist, intent to show contrast
10 October 2018 | by gabriellefricSee all my reviews

This film is a real intent to see life from inside, there is a real research of easthetic. Music, faces, characters are intented to be shown with their human side, which is however sometimes a difficult side. A normal fact, but here outside normality. It depicts children and teenager, music is very well treated, there is an intention to help understand something like poetry thus that you cannot grasp, so the sad part is that intangible string of difference, a mind, a feeling, a sensation never at rest. It's a whole different culture and wording, it's definitely beautiful, not moralist, nor doom, it's just showing and really artistic.

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Release Date:

October 2016 (Czech Republic) See more »

Also Known As:

Normal Autistic Film See more »

Filming Locations:

Czech Republic


Box Office


CZK3,000,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Mimesis Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1



Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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