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Monday, August 10, 2009

Sean Kelly

Indie Thoughts: Adam

Adam is a film about a man with Asperger's syndrome that develops a relationship with his neighbour.

This film features a personal subject for me, since I was diagnosed with Asperger's last year. As a result, while I was watching the film I kept comparing the character of Adam to my own experieces and found the film to be a fairly accurate portrayal, even if the character seemed to be a little less high functioning than I am.

However, the film doesn't dwell on the disorder and the bulk of the film deals with Adam coping with his relationship, as well as learning to be a more independent individual.

I found it a sweet film and it's definitely worth a watch.

8/10

Sean Kelly

About Sean Kelly -

Sean Patrick Kelly is a self-described ├╝ber-geek, who has been an avid film lover for all his life. He graduated from York University in 2010 with an honours B.A. in Cinema and Media Studies and he likes to believe he knows what he’s talking about when he writes about film (despite occasionally going on pointless rants).