In that perspective, it was a beautiful and a simple family drama that inspires us. But not the same case for the orphans who're treated as some kind of robots and forced to do against their will. So, extreme caution is advised for concerned viewers. Because I have two young autistic boys 6 and 4 , I was curious to see how an autistic child was portrayed in a film. As she positively impacts Glory, the family impacts Jack.
There's never a doubt that Glory will finally express herself verbally and make breakthroughs with Jack, who has to steal another caretaker's folder to even have a clue what she should be doing with the girl. But the law catches up, the truth comes out, and Jack is forced to make a choice-to save her own hide, or save someone else. She does her best work in the second half of the film, as her initial tough-girl stint is a bit shaky. Greetings again from the darkness. . It is no masterpiece, but the quest was very clear to depict the world from the teenager's perspective about how they look at the society, especially the system that laid eyes on them when no other eyes are looking after them.
I'm not inclined to give it more than a 7 out of ten only because I'm old and I have already watched too many movies. After only a few days of training, Kay goes back to work and leaves Jack on her own with Glory. When Coke is taken into social assistance services, Jack is required to find a stable income in order to gain legal custody of her sister. She goes to meet her sister and tell her that she should stay in the foster home. You could say it is a kind of mix of coming-of-age and self-discovery. Based on my reading, if we do good to others, we will only feel good within ourselves. Taylor Richardson, who plays Glory, the child with autism is so good I thought they had actually used an Autistic child.
Also, the movie strongly highlights what a family goes through while raising a child with disabilities, but also shows how amazing these children can be. Russell who has a real understanding of the world of autism, and keeps us focused on importance of family, the need to be loved, and the rewards of finding one's place in the world. The ending is emotional and could bring tears to your eyes. She has no knowledge of how to work with a child with autism, but she is savvy and she learns fast. It is true, the best teacher in life is by experienced.
Now all she has to do is to find a job, but for her criminal record, she has only one way to get one and she pushes for it. After a lot they found one girl 18 years old named Jack Jacqueline who had a criminal record and tried to trick them to get the job cause she wanted to take the custody of her little sister which was in reformatory for minors. It is very sad that the film is undiscovered by many. Certainly, Jack of the Red Hearts will gave her the promising career. Even though some of the scenes are bit corny, for the most part the story is told in a grounded manner that allows us to connect with all of the characters — conveying the pressures, stress and periodic moments of breakthrough.
The movie does a beautiful job showing what a family goes through when caring for an autistic child, but it also shows how intelligent and wonderful such children can be. Jack-as-Donna gets the job but has no idea what she's in for with Glory, whom she must shadow at school and during various activities and therapies. Personaly I love AnnaSophia Robb I have seen every movie of her and I have to say that is a very beautiful and talented actress. Props to Taylor Richardson for her acting skills. People who have autism have a variety of challenges that neurotypical people do not, however all people have to learn how to cope with life in their own way; some autistic people just need guidance finding ways to deal with things that regular people figure out without having to be directly taught. The parents are so desperate for help that they fall for the savvy con being played by Donna.
I loved both the films which are based on the real story that sets around the same time, but in the different continents. How does it affect them? So the story begins when the struggle for her sister guide for a new and unexpected life for both her and the family she meets. With fine performances from Robb and Janssen, this family drama is touching but stereotypical in its portrayal of how a girl with autism helps change an unethical young woman's life for the better. This film highlights some of the issues, where and how the teenagers are getting lost. I have seen many kinds of these films and I have to say that this film is a must watch! Although the movie attempts to explore the challenges of family life involving a child with special needs, some viewers particularly those in the autism or disability community might see Glory as merely a prop or muse for a neurotypical character's development.
A young guy bugs his friend about whether he's hooked up with the hot babysitter. Jack gets more than she expected, however, when she begins to care for this wonderful girl. After the forgery is discovered by Robert , Jack realizes her wrongdoing. Ultimately, Jack learns a lot about herself and how to help Glory, and that's laudable, but the movie reduces Glory to a vehicle for Jack's character growth and maturity in a way that's formulaic. That's how Jack looks at from the perspective of her own life, until she meets a family who seek her help and realises the life is not as complicated as it looks, but we've to opt a right path to travel which needs a great sacrifice on the way to accomplish. It is a very unique drama.
The only problem is, getting a job with her criminal record is much harder than she expected, and she has no decent place to live. Like perhaps Annie-Helen and Marie-Marguerite from the films I mentioned in the first paragraph. Charity or volunteerism works may altered the problematic teenager to be a better person and ease their transition to be a young adult. It means, the virtue of doing good it's not only impacting the person who receive the kindness, but the givers will feel it the most. But she also learns her lesson and faces consequences. I really enjoy this movie.
As the movie progresses, you get a glimpse of the daily experiences in the family: therapy appointments, school challenges, bedtime struggles, food issues, sensory drives and distractions, the neurotypical child getting less attention because the autistic one needs more, spousal exhaustion and conflict, and the joy of the seemingly small achievements that are years in the waiting. Even if it means breaking the law. My compliments to director Grillo, and to Taylor Richardson, who plays Glory, the child with autism. Certainly, this is a kind of movie that will makes your heart kinda heavy and really feel the struggle of the characters in this movie. That Jack lasts even a few days as Glory's live-in caretaker seems unbelievable and borderline insulting to professionals who've dedicated themselves to caring for and educating children with special needs. As I said the story's focus was on AnnaSophia Robb, though Famke Janssen has given a decent performance too. I've been longing to watch AnnaSophia Robb to act something like this.