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'Life, Animated,' Memoir Based on Autistic Boy's Love of Disney, Inspires Documentary

A&E IndieFilms has partnered with Oscar-winning director Roger Ross Williams and Motto Pictures to produce the feature documentary “Life, Animated.”

The movie will recap the story of Owen Suskind, son of journalist Ron Suskind and his wife, who was unable to speak due to autism but memorized dozens of Disney animated movies and then turned them into a language to express love, pain and joy. 137 more words


Autism-Disney Memoir 'Life, Animated' To Get Docu Treatment

A&E IndieFilms, the feature arm of A&E Studios, has partnered with Motto Pictures and Roger Ross Williams Productions to produce Life, Animated, a feature-length docu about an autistic boy who learned to communicate through his love for… 142 more words


Disney Movies Animate Jewish Writer's Autistic Son

This article was first published in The Times of Israel.

Millions of young people love Disney movies, but few appreciate them quite like Owen Suskind. He has watched every Disney film umpteen times and can recite the entire dialogue from each without error. 151 more words

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