Life, Animated

Directed by Roger Ross Williams

The inspirational story of Owen Suskind, a young man who was unable to speak as a child until he and his family discovered a unique way to communicate by immersing themselves in the world of classic Disney animated films.

Life, Animated - Academy Award Nominated for Best Documentary

ACADEMY AWARD® NOMINEE - BEST DOCUMENTARY

Quietly moving... tender... patient...

Life, Animated is rich with insight about the role our popular culture plays in child development, but it's richer still in love.

VILLAGE VOICE

Quietly moving... tender... patient...

Life, Animated is rich with insight about the role our popular culture plays in child development, but it's richer still in love.

VILLAGE VOICE

A radiant, uplifting story... if you believe in magic, Life, Aniamted is the potion for you... a documentary gem

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

Williams celebrates the unpredictable impact of fiction and fantasy; you simply never know what's going to change someone's life.

TIME OUT

Williams celebrates the unpredictable impact of fiction and fantasy; you simply never know what's going to change someone's life.

TIME OUT

A must watch

THE GUARDIAN

A must watch.

THE GUARDIAN

An intimate, humanistic and ultimately triumphant new documentary.

FORBES

An intimate, humanistic and ultimately triumphant new documentary.

FORBES

The best Disney movie that Disney didn't make.

INDIEWIRE

The best Disney movie that Disney didn't make.

INDIEWIRE

Life, Animated makes fascinating points about the power of cinema and about who gets to decide what constitutes a meaningful life.

WASHINGTON POST

Life, Animated makes fascinating points about the power of cinema and about who gets to decide what constitutes a meaningful life.

WASHINGTON POST

Deeply moving, a warm testament to a family's love and resilience.

VARIETY

Deeply moving, a warm testament to a family's love and resilience.

VARIETY

Life, Animated is truly inspirational.

ROLLING STONE

Life, Animated is truly inspirational.

ROLLING STONE