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MONICA & DAVID is the love story of two adults with Down syndrome and the family who strives to support their needs. Monica and David are blissfully in love and want what other adults have an independent life. Full of humor, romance and everyday family drama, the film uses intimate fly-on-the wall footage to reveal the complexity of their story. While Monica and David are capable beyond expectations, their parents, afraid of mainstream rejection of adults with intellectual disabilities, have trouble letting go.
Directed and produced by Monica s cousin, first-time filmmaker Alexandra Codina, MONICA & DAVID is a crowd-pleasing romance that swerves around the mind and goes straight for the heartstrings.
A refreshing and rare story --Newsweek
One of the greatest love stories of all time --Anthony Kennedy Shriver
It s a moving affair, a film that can inspire tears of joy in the first five minutes. --Washington Post
This was a great movie. My teacher made us watch it for a class assignmentPublished 2 months ago by Tanika
We loved it. Our daughter has Down's Syndrome. My wife and I found it very educational.Published 5 months ago by Jeremy Denning
Oh I just love this can entry. It is prestige show that if you caudal somebody you will not let them grow!Published 5 months ago by petrina lopez
This is a must-see for high school students with moderate to profound disabilities. They are able to witness a couple with Downs Syndrome lead very normal lives with the guidance... Read morePublished 13 months ago by larissa pola
Loved it, perfect. The film was entertaining and enjoyable but definitely made me think more about the fulfilling lives possible for those wth Down's syndrome....Published 15 months ago by ARK
Beautiful story, beautifully told. As the mother of an adult son with Down's, I found this to be especially touching.Published 19 months ago by BRENDA WOOD
Wonderfully made in every sense of the word. My grandson has Down Syndrome and it was an inspiring documentary. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Amazon Customer
I absolutely love this film! Monica and David are just inspiring individuals, and seeing them and a little slice of their life together brought me great joy.Published 21 months ago by Nicole H