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Summary Based on the best-selling book by Naoki Higashida, The Reason I Jump is an immersive cinematic exploration of neurodiversity through the experiences of nonspeaking autistic people from around the world. The film blends Higashida's revelatory insights into autism, written when he was just 13, with intimate portraits of five remarkable you...

Directed By: Jerry Rothwell

The Reason I Jump
Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 18 Critic Reviews
83
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 10 User Ratings
7.9
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Summary Based on the best-selling book by Naoki Higashida, The Reason I Jump is an immersive cinematic exploration of neurodiversity through the experiences of nonspeaking autistic people from around the world. The film blends Higashida's revelatory insights into autism, written when he was just 13, with intimate portraits of five remarkable you...

Directed By: Jerry Rothwell

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 18 Critic Reviews
83
89% Positive
16 Reviews
11% Mixed
2 Reviews
0% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 18 Critic Reviews
83
89% Positive
16 Reviews
11% Mixed
2 Reviews
0% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 10 User Ratings
7.9
80% Positive
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20% Mixed
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0% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 10 User Ratings
7.9
80% Positive
8 Ratings
20% Mixed
2 Ratings
0% Negative
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Production Company BFI Film Fund, British Film Institute (BFI), MetFilm Production, Runaway Fridge Productions, The Ideas Room, Vulcan Productions
Release Date Jan 8, 2021
Duration 1 h 22 m
British Independent Film Awards
• 2 Wins & 3 Nominations
World Soundtrack Awards
• 1 Win & 3 Nominations
Sundance Film Festival
• 1 Win & 2 Nominations