Autism is one of the few mental illnesses that we haven’t quite figured out yet. With Hollywood promoting stereotypes that harm, people have been trying to be more open with their experiences and life.
In Life Animated, Owen Suskind’s story is about give an honest cinematic portrayal of autism.
The film revolves around an outgoing child who suddenly started showing signs of autism but finds a voice through the classic tales of Disney. Now at twenty, he is set out to live in his own apartment for his first time.
With beautiful imagery surrounding this evocative film to embellish the story of Owen, it’s hard not to feel emotional in this trailer. If you didn’t know the power of cinema or how Disney could help a lonely sole trapped in his brain and his family connect with him. Just watch this trailer and try not to see the magic in every single frame.
LIFE ANIMATED HAS NO UK RELEASE DATE YET.