Mission to Lars (2012)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Sub-Genres - Family-Oriented Adventure, Road Movie  |   Release Date - Sep 25, 2015 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 78 min.  |   Countries - UK, USA  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Two siblings help their brother, Tom Spicer who suffers from a learning disability, with his quest to meet his idol, Lars Ulrich the drummer from Metallica in this documentary. Tom was born with Fragile X Syndrome which has resulted in him spending most his adult life in a residential care home in England. His siblings Katie Spicer and William Spicer take Tom on a road trip that quickly becomes a struggle for all parties. Katie and William attempt to understand the realities of their brother's condition and Tom is forced to deal with the insensitivity of the outside world. Directed by James Moore and William Spicer.

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drummer, idol, mission [quest], sibling