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A Boy Called Po
When David Wilson's young wife falls victim to cancer, he is left a single working dad with the sole responsibility of caring for his sixth grade son with autism. Patrick, who prefers to be called 'Po,' is a gifted but challenged child who was very close to his mother and unable to communicate his own sense of loss. As father and son struggle to deal with life after mom, they each begin to withdraw into their own worlds. David into the high pressure job he's close to losing and Po drifting away from the school where he's bullied into his magical fantasy world, the Land of Color, where he's just a typical carefree boy with a rich cast of other worldly companions. The growing divide between father and son and the challenges of single parenthood of a special needs child threaten to separate David and Po permanently. Based on a true story, the bonds of love between a grieving father and son are tested in the most real way in Po.
After his wife's death, an overworked engineer struggles to care for his son with autism, who regresses into a fantasy world to escape real-life bullying.
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|A Boy Called Po (2016)|
|Rating: 6.9/10 (653 votes)
Director: John Asher
Writer: Colin Goldman (screenplay) Colin Goldman (story) Steve C. Roberts (story)
Stars: Christopher Gorham Julian Feder Kaitlin Doubleday Andrew Bowen
Runtime: 95 min
Genre: Drama Fantasy
Released: 01 Sep 2017
|Plot: After his wife dies of cancer, an overworked engineer struggles to care for his son with autism. His son in response to bullying regresses into a fantasy world escape.|