Snow Cake #AutismMovie


Linda Freeman, played by Sigourney Weaver, is a High functioning Autistic woman.

Linda meets neurotypical Alex Hughes (Alan Rickman) and a platonic friendship slowly unfolds.


Alex Hughes shows great patience, kindness and compassion towards Linda.

The neurological contrast between Alex and Linda is glaringly obvious.

But for me, the real story was their slowly and quietly unfolding friendship.

  • This required a lot of effort, from both characters
  • But this is the case with all friendships, regardless of neurology


This is one of my favorite scenes in the movie.

Linda and Alex finding common ground while playing Scrabble.



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