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7.00/10
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jefftowne is a 1998 documentary shot and directed by Daniel Kraus and distributed by Troma Entertainment. It chronicles the life of Jeff Towne, a 40 year old Iowa City resident who suffers from Downs Syndrome, obesity, alcoholism, and circulation problems. Towne also enjoys pornography and lives with his 90-year-old adoptive grandmother.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 59 min.
  • Language: English

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Down n'hi do - La càmera ballarina (2018)

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  • Language: Catalan, Spanish

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Monkey Shines (1988)

6.20/10
124 Votes
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A quadriplegic man is given a trained monkey help him with every day activities, until the little monkey begins to develop feelings, and rage, against its new master and those who get too close to him.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 113 min.
  • Language: English

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Café de Flore (2011)

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Jacqueline is a young mother living in 1960s Paris with her disabled son Laurent. Abandoned by her husband, Jacqueline sacrifices everything to care for her son and vows to give Laurent a “normal” life full of happiness. Antoine, is a successful DJ in present day Montreal who seems to have it all: a thriving career, two beautiful daughters, partner Rose, with whom he is passionately in love. However, nothing is perfect and Antoine’s ex-wife Carole remains devastated by their recent separation.

  • Country: Canada, France, French Republic
  • Duration: 120 min.
  • Language: French

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Silenced (2011)

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Based on actual events that took place at Gwangju Inhwa School for the hearing-impaired, where young deaf students were the victims of repeated sexual assaults by faculty members over a period of five years in the early 2000s.

  • Country: Korea
  • Duration: 125 min.
  • Language: Korean

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A Child Is Waiting (1963)

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Dr. Matthew Clark is the head of a state institution for mentally retarded children. Jean Hansen, a former music teacher anxious to give her life some meaning, joins the staff of the hospital. Jean, who tries to shelter the children with her love, suspiciously regards Clark's stern training methods. She becomes emotionally involved with 12-year-old Reuben Widdicombe, who has been abandoned by his divorced parents.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 102 min.
  • Language: English

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Any Day Now (2012)

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In the late 1970s, when a mentally handicapped teenager is abandoned, a gay couple takes him in and becomes the family he's never had. But once the unconventional living arrangement is discovered by authorities, the men must fight the legal system to adopt the child.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 97 min.
  • Language: English

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The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019)

7.40/10
294 Votes
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A down-on-his-luck crab fisherman embarks on a journey to get a young man with Down syndrome to a professional wrestling school in rural North Carolina and away from the retirement home where he’s lived for the past two and a half years.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 97 min.
  • Language: English

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100 Meters (2016)

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125 Votes
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Based on the incredibly true story of a Spanish man with Multiple Esclorosis who tried to finish an Iron-Man: 3,8km swimming, 180km cycling and 42 running. And he was told that he could not make 100 meters.

  • Country: Portugal, Portuguese Republic, Spain
  • Duration: 0 min.
  • Language: Spanish

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If I Had Wings (2013)

6.70/10
26 Votes
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Alex, blind since the age of two, dreams of running for his school's cross-country team. His father, a probation officer, finds a running partner who spends his time 'running' from the law.

  • Country: Canada
  • Duration: 89 min.
  • Language: English

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Freaks (1932)

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538 Votes
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A circus' beautiful trapeze artist agrees to marry the leader of side-show performers, but his deformed friends discover she is only marrying him for his inheritance.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 62 min.
  • Language: English, French, German

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The Eighth Day (1996)

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132 Votes
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Georges has Down syndrome, living at a mental-institution, Harry is a busy businessman, giving lectures for young aspiring salesmen. He is successful in his business life, but his social life is a disaster since his wife left him and took their two children with her. This weekend his children came by train to meet him, but Harry, working as always, forgot to pick them up. Neither his wife or his children want to see him again and he is driving around on the country roads, anguished and angry. He almost runs over Georges, on the run from the institution since everybody else went home with their parents except him, whose mother is dead. Harry tries to get rid of Georges but he won't leave his new friend. Eventually a special friendship forms between the two of them, a friendship which makes Harry a different person.

  • Country: Belgium, United Kingdom, France, French Republic
  • Duration: 118 min.
  • Language: French

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The Fundamentals of Caring (2016)

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Having suffered a tragedy, Ben becomes a caregiver to earn money. His first client, Trevor, is a hilarious 18-year-old with muscular dystrophy. One paralyzed emotionally, one paralyzed physically, Ben and Trevor hit the road on a trip into the western states. The folks they collect along the way will help them test their skills for surviving outside their calculated existence. Together, they come to understand the importance of hope and the necessity of true friendship.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 97 min.
  • Language: English

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Proof (1991)

7.00/10
49 Votes
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Martin, a young blind photographer, is divided between his friendship with restaurant worker Andy and the exclusive love that Celia, who is terribly jealous of this new friendship, has for him.

  • Country: Australia
  • Duration: 90 min.
  • Language: English

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Music Within (2007)

6.40/10
36 Votes
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After a confrontation with one of his idols dashes his dreams of studying public speaking in college, Richard Pimentel joins the Army and ships off to Vietnam. During his service, Richard loses nearly all of his hearing. Joining a new circle of friends, including a man with cerebral palsy and an alcoholic war veteran, Richard discovers his gift for motivational speaking and becomes an advocate for people with disabilities.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 94 min.
  • Language: English

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Maudie (2017)

7.70/10
159 Votes
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Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis falls in love with a fishmonger while working for him as a live-in housekeeper.

  • Country: Ireland, Canada
  • Duration: 115 min.
  • Language: English

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Lady Chatterley's Lover (1981)

5.40/10
33 Votes
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A film adaptation of D.H. Lawrence's novel. After a crippling injury leaves her husband impotent, Lady Chatterly is torn between her love for her husband and her physical desires. With her husband's consent, she seeks out other means of fulfilling her needs.

  • Country: France, French Republic, Germany, United Kingdom
  • Duration: 104 min.
  • Language: English

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