Life, Animated

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"When he fell into silence, movies gave him back his voice"
  • PG
  • 2016
  • 1 hr 29 min
  • 7.5  (5,701)
  • 75

This documentary tells the story of an autistic young man who learns to use his love for animated Disney films to help him communicate with his family and cope with his emotions. The film uses home-movie footage of Owen as a child, interviews with his family, and more recent footage of the adult Owen as he prepares to leave a group home and embark on an independent life for the first time. The film is based on a book by Ron Suskind, Owen's father, and was directed by Roger Ross Williams. It was released in January 2016 to generally positive reviews.

Life, Animated
Life, Animated
Life, Animated

Trailer - 2 min 22 sec

Description
This documentary tells the story of an autistic young man who learns to use his love for animated Disney films to help him communicate with his family and cope with his emotions. The film uses home-movie footage of Owen as a child, interviews with his family, and more recent footage of the adult Owen as he prepares to leave a group home and embark on an independent life for the first time. The film is based on a book by Ron Suskind, Owen's father, and was directed by Roger Ross Williams. It was released in January 2016 to generally positive reviews.

Life, Animated is a 2016 documentary with a runtime of 1 hour and 29 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.5 and a MetaScore of 75.

Where to Watch Life, Animated

Life, Animated is available to watch free on Tubi TV and Kanopy. It's also available to stream, download and buy on demand at Apple TV+, Hulu, Apple TV, Amazon, Google Play, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent Life, Animated for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    2016
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    1 hr 29 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (5,701)
  • Metascore
    75