Life, Animated

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2016 | PG | Documentary Animation | 1hr, 29m

The inspirational story of Owen Suskind, a young man who was unable to speak as a child until he and his family discovered a unique way to communicate by immersing themselves in the world of classic ... more

... a passionate effort from director Roger Ross Williams that is a reinvigorating treat for fans of documentaries. Siddharth Martis
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In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, July 8, 2016

On DVD

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

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Producers

Julie Goldman
Roger Ross Williams

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DIRECTOR

Roger Ross Williams

Screenwriter

Companies

The Orchard & 1 more

Rating MPAA

PG for thematic elements, and language including a suggestive reference

Storylines 2 more

The inspirational story of Owen Suskind, a young man who was unable to speak as a child until he and his family discovered a unique way to communicate by immersing themselves in the world of classic Disney animated films. This emotional coming-of-age story follows Owen as he graduates to adulthood and takes his first steps toward independence.
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Trivia & Production Notes

  • Recipient of the 2016 Sundance Film Festival Directing Award (US Documentary).
  • After its theatrical and on demand windows, LIFE, ANIMATED will be available for streaming exclusively on Amazon Prime Video.
  • Based on the best-selling book, “Life Animated: A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes and Autism,” by Owen’s father, Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Suskind.

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