Wretches & Jabberers

Release date:January 1, 1970

Studio:Area 23a

Director:Gerardine Wurzburg

MPAA Rating:N/A


Starring:Larry Bissonnette, Tracy Thresher


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Plot Summary:

"Wretches & Jabberers" follows two men with autism, Tracy Thresher and Larry Bissonnette, who embark on a global quest to change attitudes about disability and intelligence. Determined to put a new face on autism, the men travel to Sri Lanka, Japan and Finland, where at each stop they challenge public attitudes about autism and issue a hopeful message to reconsider competency. A poignant narrative of personal struggle that rings with intelligence, humor, hope and courage, Wretches & Jabberers is about the life-sustaining power of relationships - the personal connections that people make through communication.