TRAVELS WITH MY BROTHER explores the relationship between Vas - a high-functioning autistic man – and his older sister Christine as they travel about their hometown of Toronto.
Shot in vivid high-definition film, combining live action video and 2-D cut-out animation, this extraordinary 16-minute documentary draws the audience into intimate conversations between brother and sister about love, family, art, desire and destiny. At the heart of the story is a sister's attempt to crack the enigma that is her brother as she forges a way for their shared future.
Using stop-motion, computer animation, the documentary endows the audience with a unique lens to see and understand Vas' world.
Sold out World Premiere at Toronto's Reel Asian International Film Festival on Friday Nov. 13th, 2009.
A film by: Christine Alexiou & June Chua
DOP/Editor: Peter G. Elliott
Animator: Evan Tapper
Music: Bob Wiseman
More info: travelswithmybrother.com