Danish Doco Premiere: ‘A Different Boy’

a different boy

“A Different Boy” follows how 18-year-old Alexander, who is autistic, tackle to leave home and take with his brother on road trip to Barcelona. The documentary will be debuting on DR2 on the 2nd of April. The Danish Film Institute has provided an excellent overview of the documentary, which you can read here. 


“What ‘A different boy’ can, is to show that people with autism are not necessarily brilliant for certain things like Rain Man. They are real people who, like us, react to things in different ways.”


Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.