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Temple Grandin

(DVD - 2010)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Temple Grandin
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An engaging portrait of an autistic young woman who became, through timely mentoring and sheer force of will, one of America's most remarkable success stories.
Title: Temple Grandin
[videorecording]
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2010
Edition: Widescreen
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 109 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in
Statement of Responsibility: HBO Films presents a Ruby Films production, a Gerson Saines production, a Mick Jackson film ; produced by Scott Ferguson ; screenplay by Christopher Monger and William Merritt Johnson ; directed by Mick Jackson
Notes: Based on the book "Emergence" by Temple Grandin
Special features: The making of Temple Grandin; audio commentary with Dr. Temple Grandin, director Mick Jackson, and writer Christopher Monger
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy
Summary: An engaging portrait of an autistic young woman who became, through timely mentoring and sheer force of will, one of America's most remarkable success stories.
ISBN: 0780661338
9780780661332
Branch Call Number: DVD Drama TEMPLE
Credits: Director of photography, Ivan Strasburg ; film editor, Leo Trombetta.
Performers: Claire Danes, Catherine O'Hara, David Strathairn, Julia Ormond.
System Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby digital
Other Language: English or Spanish dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
Subject Headings: Grandin, Temple Drama Animal scientists Drama Autistic people Drama Autismo Pacientes Teatro. bidex
Genre/Form: Made-for-TV movies
Biographical films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Topical Term: Animal scientists
Autistic people
Autismo
Publisher No: 1000152669 HBO
3000031006 HBO/Warner Home Video
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Sep 04, 2014
  • Veranda rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

excellent acting...captivating story. I would never had known this movie existed without a recommendation from a friend. I recommend it highly to everyone.

Nov 02, 2013
  • calypso2222 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I really loved this movie my mom told me i should watch this with her and we did. I think the way temple thinks its hard buit she is awesome and in person she is different but the same likee all of us

Nov 02, 2013
  • babalu rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Interesting look at the life of a woman who challenged both her autism and the male–dominated world of cattle ranching. Great to see the special features, where Temple Grandin herself talks about her involvement in the making of the film. Claire Danes did an awesome job of playing the role, and really captured the essence of the real Temple Grandin.

This is quite an interesting film, although that said, I think that fifteen copies of this movie is just a bit too excessive.

Oct 27, 2013
  • TREVOR E TAYLOR rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I love Temple Grandin after having seen this movie. Very well done. Claire Danes is superb!

Oct 17, 2013
  • joeguy rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Temple cast her pearls of wisdom before many a rancher swine before her heavenly insights changed the cattle industry and inspired the masses. Claire Danes is phenomenal as the autistic woman. Julia Ormond's portrayal of Temple's mom brought tears to my eyes. She nailed the role and is equally as good as Claire.

Oct 16, 2013
  • InvernessS rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I know little about autism & found this bio rewarding in all ways. It's awful to be 'different' from peers & worse not being able to comprehend the world about one. What a remarkable history & the few adults who know what to look for & help along such people. Highly recommended!

Jun 04, 2013
  • ThelmaPickles rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

After viewing this wonderful film I recommend checking out "Animal Odd Couples" which features the real Temple Grandin.

May 13, 2013
  • charmed04 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

What a great movie about a truly heroic woman. This needs to be made mandatory for all who work with Autistic children/adults. I have worked with the children and found they always had something to teach me. This movie also opened my eyes to what Autism is like. A++ for all the effort put into it. Wonderful to hear what Temple herself had to say.

Temple Grandin is my hero!

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Sep 04, 2014
  • Veranda rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

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Oct 16, 2013
  • InvernessS rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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