Temple Grandin

Movie review by Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Riveting true story of a young autistic woman's journey.

NR 2010 103 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 12 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 6 reviews

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age 8+

a lesser-known American hero

My 3rd grader wanted to choose someone with autism for her American hero to honor one of her autistic friends. Temple Grandin also fit the bill for a feminist who persevered through extreme sexism and staggering obstacles to reach her goals, and beyond! She changed the way cattle are treated and farmed across the country, and continues to change the way people look at people with different abilities. I would show this to EVERY kid 3rd grade and up. I think it was rated higher because grown-ups do not want to acknowledge that conventional cattle farming is cruel and unsustainable--real change makes people uncomfortable. But kids deserve the truth, and they can handle it.

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age 10+

Brilliant movie highly recommend

Really great movie. Funny feel good and a true story. A good insight in Autism my 13yr old loved it and so did I. My 13yr old thinks it some be shown in secondary schools. 10/10

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