Temple Grandin Reflection

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Two different lives’ stories have been produced as movies. Temple Grandin was a true story about an autistic person’s life and how she became a successful person. Autism did not bring her life down, but it was an opportunity that allowed her to become a successful scientist. The movie had been produced to show how an autistic person acted and thought or exhibited how her life was different from other autistic people and was difficult being an autistic person. Still, she motivated herself and some people around her to push her ability to go further. “Invictus” was about Nelson Mandela’s successful life story as he was a leader of South Africa. His life was also not simple as other leaders. The film did a wonderful job to present the flashback …show more content…
Claire Danes (Temple) seemed having a wonderful skill to behave a bit silly, but straight forward to her thought. The film viewed Temple’s face was as strange, funny, curious, and some time walking in funny way along with her strange thought. Her thought was also unusual. The film illustrated the picture in her mind that she connected to objects or words while she focused on. She acted a bit silly with funny face when her professor said “shoe.” Then the film viewed her connection with all type and kind of shoes that she had known. Also, she acted bit non-sensible way when many people were talking to her at the same time. She was upset, stress out easily and had a hard time to understand those people. Then she ran away from them. Instead, in “Invictus” story, Morgan Freeman (Mandela) acted more as a gentle man. He was simple and straight forward not as strange as Temple character. Most of the time when he communicated or met with people around him or in the public, he acted calmly and softly as a good talker, listener and thinker. The film did not illustrate the picture in Mandela mind as Temple one, but the film showed more the way he acted as he was a leader. Even Morgan Freeman did a wonderful job like Mandela, but Claire Danes looked harder to act like Temple. Claire Danes was more attractive to performed as Temple to show the audiences how autistic person behaved and

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