Autism: The Musical
Autism: The Musical (2007)

At a time when one in 150 children born in the United States is diagnosed with autism, filmmaker Tricia Regan takes an optimistic approach to this troubling trend by following five autistic children as they write and produce their very own… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 1, 2007
DVD Release Date: May 13, 2008
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Janice Page
Boston Globe

As flip and gaudy as that title might sound, this spare little movie is actually one of the most candid, down-to-earth, organically inspirational documentaries you'll ever see.

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Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times

It's an eyes-wide-open account of tenacity and triumph for parents and children alike. Considering the dramatic rise in the number of children born with autism, it's a film that everyone should see and appreciate.

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Dorothy Woodend
The Tyee (British Columbia)

Regan's film tackles the subject of autism in an entirely intimate and personal way, following a group of autistic kids as they write and perform their own musical production.

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Lucas Martins
You know that a film is great, when he inspires and move the audience. Fresh.
Michael Gildea
My wife (who works with an autistic teen) made me watch this. Autism the Musical definitely makes you think about the way that autism is currently regarded and… More
John Ballantine
Troubled but completely adorable kids with autism are compelled to star in a musical by well meaning adults. Happiness is found by both who comply and rebel.… More