It takes determination and strength to run a marathon race. It is not for the weak and a teen with autism proved anything is possible when you don’t let anything hold you back.
Don’t miss Tyson’s Run, in theaters March 11, 2022, a feel-good story of faith, courage, grit, and unlikely alliances for a teen on the autism spectrum.
ABOUT TYSON’S RUN
When fifteen-year-old Tyson attends public school for the first time, his life is changed forever. While helping his father clean up after the football team, Tyson befriends champion marathon runner Aklilu. Never letting his autism hold him back, Tyson becomes determined to run his first marathon in hopes of winning his father’s approval.
With the help of an unlikely friend and his parents, Tyson learns that with faith in yourself and the courage to take the first step, anything is possible.
The dynamic cast includes Major Dodson (“The Walking Dead,” LEFT BEHIND), Rory Cochrane (ARGO, “CSI: Miami”), Amy Smart (THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT, JUST FRIENDS), Oscar nominee Barkhad Abdi (CAPTAIN PHILLIPS, BLADE RUNNER 2049) and Reno Wilson (“Mike and Molly,” “The Cosby Show”)
Watch Featurette Below
Actor Major Dodson was able to approach the character of Tyson with a unique authenticity as he also has experienced life on the autism spectrum. Learn more about his journey as an actor with autism playing a character with autism, and how his own story helped him bring a unique depth and understanding to Tyson’s personality. Major’s mom also shares about her son’s breakout role and the importance of encouraging your children to chase their dreams.
My Review of the Movie
Have you ever found yourself trying to get the approval of a parent? If not, you likely know someone who has. That’s where Tyson, a teen with autism, finds himself as he watches his hero father lead the high school football team. Tyson’s Run is not only relatable, but also a beautiful picture of the rewards of dreams, determination, and relationships when we don’t quit.
Tyson’s Run is a movie we can all relate to. Tyson’s longing to be accepted by his father leads him to push himself further than anyone might have thought possible. Ultimately, it is a heart-warming story of overcoming odds, changing perceptions, and of love winning. If you enjoy inspirational movies with a message, you’ll really enjoy this movie!
This movie also has a great soundtrack! You can listen to “If You Believe” by Four-time Grammy Award-winning gospel singer Yolanda Adams down below.
Tyson’s Run is in theaters on March 11th! Buy your tickets now.
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Disclosure: Many thanks to Collide Distribution for providing a sample of the product for this re- view. Opinions are 100% my own.