Autism - The Musical

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Overview

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 full-length musical. Show over the course of an entire year, this documentary follows the ambitious production from early planning to opening night.
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Overview

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 full-length musical. Show over the course of an entire year, this documentary follows the ambitious production from early planning to opening night.
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Special Features

Companion guide; Deleted scenes; About Autism Speaks; Filmmaker Biography
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/13/2008
  • UPC: 767685109472
  • Original Release: 2007
  • Source: New Video Group
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:33:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 20,849

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Elaine Hall Participant
Adam Participant
Henry Participant
Lexi Participant
Neal Hall Participant
Wyatt Participant
Technical Credits
Tricia Regan Director, Cinematographer, Producer
Sasha Alpert Producer
Joey Carson Executive Producer
Perrin Chiles Producer
Zoe Clarke-Williams Associate Producer
Robert Claycombe Associate Producer, Sound/Sound Designer
Eileen Finkelstein Editor
David S. Glynn Executive Producer
Janet Grillo Executive Producer
Jonathan Murray Executive Producer
Sheila Nevins Executive Producer
Kim Roberts Editor
Mike Semple Score Composer
Kristen Stills Executive Producer
Dave Stone Musical Direction/Supervision
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Autism: The Musical
1. Introduction [2:12]
2. Neal [4:54]
3. Parent Orientation [1:18]
4. Lexi [5:54]
5. Henry [2:08]
6. The First Day [5:25]
7. Adam [3:33]
8. Wyatt [6:06]
9. The Holidays [8:24]
10. 3 Months Before Opening Night [5:44]
11. Wyatt's Own World [5:28]
12. Lexi Communicating [6:31]
13. An Addition to Elaine's Family [5:28]
14. 3 Weeks Before Opening Night [4:41]
15. Dress Rehearsal [7:21]
16. Neal's Breakthrough [2:32]
17. Pre-Show Excitement [5:17]
18. The Musical! [10:43]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Autism: The Musical
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   Scenes
   Extras
      Deleted Scenes: 35 Min.
         Play All
         Henry at Home and at School: 3 Min.
         Adam's Cello Lesson: 2 Min.
         Richard and Roseanne's Legal Case: 5 Min.
         Giancarlo: 3 Min.
         Giancarlo's First Holy Communion: 3 Min.
         Whole Children Whole Planet Expo: 2 Min.
         Jacob: 2 Min.
         Julian: 4 Min.
         Neal: 3 Min.
         Shira: 3 Min.
         Walk Now: 2 Min.
         William and Trevor: 3 Min.
      Filmmaker Bio
      About Autism Speaks
      About Docurama
         Credits
      Docurama Trailers
         Bob Dylan: Don't Look Back
         Air Guitar Nation
         A Crude Awakening
         The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill
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