A coming of age story about a boy and hisfamily who overcame great challenges by turning Disney animated movies into alanguage to express love, loss, kinship and brotherhood.
Owen Suskind was a boy of considerable promise,until he developed autism at the age of 3. As Owen withdrew into his silentstate, his parents almost lost hope that he find some way to interact with hisworld in some meaningful way. However, that way was found through animatedfilms, especially those of the Walt Disney Company, which provided Owen a wayto understand the world through its stories to the point of creating his own.This film covers the life of Owen and how he manages to become as functional aspossible with the help of Disney and his family to the point of having his owna life. However, Owen soon learns as well that there is more to real life thanwhat Disney can illustrate in animation even as his family prepares itself foran uncertain future with him.