A Place in the World

A Place in the World

| 42 min

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This short documentary introduces us to Martin Langlois, an autistic 22 year-old who is transferred to Maison Emmanuel when his devoted parents can no longer care for him. Maison Emmanuel is an alternative therapeutic community in Quebec’s Laurentian mountains that offers residents the ability to develop their life skills and particular gifts and abilities. Run by Inge Sell and her team, it is now home to 20 children and young adults, and forms part of a worldwide network of similar communities.

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A Place in the World, Robert Lang, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Robert Lang
  • script
    Robert Lang
  • sound recording
    Robert Lang
  • narrator
    Robert Lang
  • executive producer
    Robert Lang
  • editor
    Judy Krupanszky
  • camera
    Martin Duckworth
  • music
    Allen Booth
  • sound editing
    Wojtek Klis
  • re-recording
    Louis Hone
  • producer
    Robert Lang
    Don Haig
    Adam Symansky