Director: Mick Jackson. Cast: Claire Danes, Julia Ormond, David Strathairn, Catherine O'Hara. 103 min. Rated PG (TV). Biography/Drama.
The story of Temple Grandin, the autistic journalist who had a significant impact on livestock handling. Claire Danes' entrance from the very first seconds of the opening scene promises to be a powerhouse performance (deservedly winning an Emmy Award last year), but the movie would have benefited from clipping out a few scenes to make it shorter. The movie's message is quite inspiring: "I saw a door ... and walked through it."