The Boy who turned off

Canada, 1981

Film
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An intimate portrait of a family’s struggle to cope with an autistic son. The film examines the effects of an endless cycle of successes and failures, the frustration’s of seeking treatment for a problem that still eludes definition, and the painful uncertainty of what the future will bring. A powerful, thought-provoking film for anyone who seeks to understand autism or the disabled person’s relations with family. Award: New York

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Credits

production company

ONF | NFB

co-producer

Jerry Krepakevich

Michael Scott

director

Larry Kurnarsky

Duration

00:28:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1981

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