Best and Most Beautiful Things

Nominee
Grand Jury Award ~ Documentary Feature
South by Southwest
A remarkably forthright...thought-provoking film. [NYT Critic's Pick]

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Best and Most Beautiful Things

Off a dirt road in rural Maine, a precocious 20-year-old woman named Michelle Smith lives with her mother Julie. Michelle is quirky and charming, legally blind and diagnosed on the autism spectrum, with big dreams and varied passions. Searching for connection, Michelle explores love and empowerment outside the limits of “normal” through a provocative sex-positive community. Michelle’s joyful story of self-discovery celebrates outcasts everywhere.
Genre
Documentary, Women and Film
Runtime
91
Language
English
Director
Garrett Zevgetis
Awards:
Nominee, Grand Jury Award ~ Documentary Feature, South by Southwest
FEATURED REVIEW
David Noh, Film Journal International

I doubt that there will be a more emotionally wrenching scene this film year than a brief sequence in Garrett Zevgetis‘ new documentary, Best and Most Beautiful Things. In it, Michelle, the film’s subject, sits, unwillingly and uninvolved, at her brother’s high-school basketball game, completely ...

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