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A Book I Read in 2016: Life, Animated

The 26th book I read in 2016 was Life, Animated by Ron Suskind. This book is written by the father of an autistic boy. It tells the story of how his son Owen learned to communicate with people and understand the world through lessons drawn from animated Disney movies,which he has an intense love for. 694 more words

Life, Animated (2016)

D: Roger Ross Williams / 89m

With: Owen Suskind, Ron Suskind, Cornelia Suskind, Walter Suskind, Jonathan Freeman, Gilbert Gottfried

In Roger Ross Williams’ moving documentary, … 1,244 more words


Life, Animated


Owen Suskind is autistic. He’s also a huge fan of Disney animations – and this passion has saved him from an isolated life.

This documentary, based on a book by Owen’s newspaper journalist father, is beautifully directed by Roger Ross Williams, with a lightness of touch that allows Owen to shine. 272 more words


LIFE, ANIMATED... and the power of film

This Friday in the UK sees the release of Roger Ross Williams’ inspiring new documentary, Life, Animated, and I cannot recommend it enough.

I saw the film back in January when I went to Sundance. 1,194 more words


My Review of Life, Animated (2016)

2016 has been an interesting year as it has allowed me to watch several portrayals abour the issue of autism. Ranging from the more realistic X/Y and Jack of the Red Hearts, to the much less realistic The Accountant (my review is… 345 more words


Cinema Review - Life, Animated

When he was three years old, Owen Suskind was diagnosed with autism, and retreated into his own world. Over time, Owen’s parents realised that watching animated Disney films was not only something the family could do together, but it was also something that Owen used to communicate with his family a little at a time. 472 more words


Film Review & Trailer: Life, Animated

This documentary about how Disney movies helped an autistic child, both moved and made Frances Winston chuckle in parts. It is sure to be of interest to anyone with an autistic child, or working in the area… 603 more words

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