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It grows on you. Rose Byrne is a delight to the eyes.
Adam is a 2009 romantic-drama film written and directed by Max Mayer, starring Hugh Dancy and Rose Byrne. The film follows the relationship between a young man named Adam (Dancy) with Asperger syndrome and the woman of his dreams, Beth (Byrne). Mayer was inspired to write the film's script when he heard a radio interview with a man who had Asperger's.
Filming took place in New York in December 2005. The film premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Alfred P. Sloan Prize, and was released in United States on July 29, 2009. The release date in Canada and the UK was August 7, August 20 in Australia, and everywhere else after Labor Day.
Adam Raki (Dancy) is a young man with Asperger syndrome living alone in Manhattan after his parents' deaths. He has a friend Harlan (Frankie Faison), an old army buddy of his father's, who is always there for him. Because of his condition, Adam has difficulty communicating with others and likes to escape into his love of space...