A young Korean woman with ASD is given a trial period by a large Seoul law firm where her eidetic memory & high IQ help her to solve cases, thus making her a valuable asset despite her social awkwardness.
Where the Crawdads Sing (2022)
A girl growing up alone in a Southern marsh, forgotten by a lover who goes away & accused of killing another, succeeds as an author.
The Man Without Gravity (2019)
A boy is born not subject to gravity, his grandmother & mom keeping this secret, but as a man he exploits the gift, retires & reunites with a girl.
The Half of It (2020)
Chinese American Ellie is an outsider at high school who writes love letters & texts for shy Paul who is in love with Astrid. Ellie also is attracted to Astrid. The tale ends in friendship & new purpose for each of the 3.
In this remake of Dumbo the flying elephant, he has human supporters that prevent his exploitation.
The Greatest Showman (2017)
This whitewash of the duplicitous showman PT Barnum is saved by its tuneful music & its sympathetic treatment of the “freaks” whom he exploited., the latter refusing to accept their rejection by society.
Little Boy (2015)
During WW 2 a bullied little boy, trying to bring his father back from the war, learns lessons in racial tolerance & the difference between faith & magic.
The Attack (2012)
A powerfulm by a French-Lebanese filmmaker about an Arab-Israeli doctor shocked to discover that his wife is the suicide bomber who killed 17 people, many of them children, in a Tel Aviv café. Most of the film consists of his physical and spiritual journey to try to find out why such a loving person as his wife committed such a terrible deed.