Claire Danes gives a powerful, Emmy-winning performance in the role of Temple Grandin, the young, high-functioning autistic woman who faces misunderstanding and prejudice throughout her youth. Even as she obtains a master's degree in animal science from Arizona State University in 1975, Grandin encounters resistance to her pioneering ideas about treating animals led to slaughter in a more humane fashion. David Strathairn, Julia Ormond, and Catherina O'Hara co-star. 109 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; "making of" documentary; audio commentary.