Far From the Tree

Release Date: July 20th, 2018

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary

Parents of children who have Down syndrome, dwarfism or autism share intimate stories of the challenges they face.

Cast: Andrew Solomon

Director: Rachel Dretzin

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Ark Media

Ratings & Reviews

  • 79
    Andrew CrumpPaste Magazine

    Trump plays no part in Rachel Dretzin’s Far from the Tree, a documentary distilled from Andrew Solomon’s nonfiction novel of the same name, but the film rebukes his cruelty regardless by doing what cinema does so well: highlighting humanity. show more

  • 75
    G. Allen JohnsonSan Francisco Chronicle

    There is much to think about in Far From the Tree, a worthy and at times tender film. show more

  • 75
    Ty BurrBoston Globe

    Brisk and deeply engrossing. show more

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