Temple Grandin

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The film Temple Grandin, is a biographical movie shown in societal context, following the life of Temple Grandin. It is directed by Mick Jackson, and written by Merritt Johnson, Christopher Monger, and William Merritt Johnson. The producer of the film is Scott Ferguson, also known for his 2006 academy award winning film Brokeback Mountain. Its main characters include: Temple Grandin (starring actress Claire Danes), Temples mother Eustacia (actress Julia Ormond), Temples boarding school science teacher and mentor Dr. Carlock (Actor David Strathairn), and temples Aunt Ann (actress Catherine O 'Hara). The movie is constantly addressing the problems she has to overcome, being that she suffers from autism. Some of the problems Temple encounters include,…show more content…
She is constantly being picked on and ridiculed, it is not until later on in Temples life that she gets the respect she deserved. The intended audience is for everyone. It is no surprise that it won 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards, 2010 Creative Arts Emmy Awards, 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards, and the Golden Globe, USA 2011. It is similar to the 1997 academy award winning movie The Good Will Hunting, of which the janitor named Will is also an unexpected genius, that 's capabilities are taken for granted. Furthermore, Ferguson makes an effort to clearly capture the feelings and behavior as well as the profound effect that Temples behavior has on her family and community, as well as disprove the common misconception that people with autism are not smart and will never be able to make an impact on the world. It is a bright, yet dim movie, with many flashbacks to temples unsettling past. With little foul language, and no sexual scenes, it makes for a great movie for the whole family. The movie is about a women named Temple Grandin. It depicts her life as an autistic child growing up in a world, that at the time (1950 's) knew little…show more content…
In conclusion, Temple Grandin was an brilliant movie. Its film broke barriers in the movie industry during its time, and raises no speculation to why it won as many awards as it did. They did everything right in the making of this movie. From it 's well-written plot, to its spectacular actor choices, graphics, even down to its music choice. Temple was faced with many problems throughout the movie, but did not let it discourage her. We watch as she defines the odds, with the support of some alone the way. Noticing that Temple has no problem meeting the intellectual challenges, though the social ones are a bit more difficult. She overcomes the odds and becomes a pioneer in the field of animal care, and a lifelong advocate for humane slaughtering practices, professor, developer, best-selling author, and autism activist. We can all learn something from this movie, I’ve learned not to judge a book by its cover and that you can overcome anything that comes your way. Temple Grandin is a must see movie, and I give it a 5 star
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