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Life, Animated (2016)

“All of a sudden, at 3 years-old, Owen vanishes.”

We all want to be understood. That doesn’t necessarily mean we agree on every topic, let alone very many at all. 787 more words

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A whole new world is explored in 'Life, Animated'

Life, Animated (2016)

Directed by Roger Ross Williams

At the age of three, to the shock and concern of his parents, Owen Suskind began losing sleep, lost sensory motor skills, and stopped speaking altogether. 546 more words

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REVIEW: Life, Animated

Odds are, anyone watching the documentary “Life, Animated” will feel some common ground with the film’s subject. As a young child, Owen Suskind developed autism so severe that he lost motor and verbal capabilities. 286 more words

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Love of cartoons opens door to boy’s closed mind

By Richard Ades

The first time we meet Owen Suskind, it’s in home movies that show him as a young boy playing with his father and brother and watching Mickey Mouse on TV. 502 more words

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Overnight America Podcast: July 15th, 2016 - Ron Suskind, Ed Bark, Cheffy Baby

Imagine being trapped inside a Disney movie and having to learn about life mostly from animated characters dancing across a screen of color. A fantasy? A nightmare? 223 more words

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LIFE, ANIMATED (2016) review

(this is a repost of a capsule review from the Chicago Critics Film Festival this past May to coincide with a local theatrical release) 

written by: Ron Suskind (from his novel, Life, Animated – A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism ) 254 more words

How Disney Movies Helped a Boy Deal With His Autism, And Inspire A Film About His Life

You may of have heard Owen Suskind’s story. His award-winning journalist father has shared his story: that of a young 3-year-old boy who started exhibiting symptoms of autism. 136 more words

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