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Malcolm (1986, Nadia Tass) - Charming comedy about an Autistic man (Colin Friels) who comes out of his shell in unexpected ways when he takes on lodgers John Hargreaves and Lindy Davies. Friels makes various contraptions–starting with model trains, then all the way up to his own version of a car. The script’s uneven, the pacing’s off, and director Tass isn’t any great shakes as far as composition but the film’s got a good heart and some great performances from the leads. DVD (R4).
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