One in four Americans live with a disability in one form or the other. Yet it seems that we never see people with disabilities leading normal lives. As much as we are champions of equal rights for all Americans, it is a tough fight for people with disabilities to truly live life to the fullest. But with a proper support system, disability does not have to be a curse.
A place in time Duchenne observes the lives of Theo and Oscar Tausig, two young boys living with muscular dystrophy. Diagnosed from an early age, his parents Nick and Clara work their boys to live their lives to the fullest. Sadly, Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a fatal diagnosis, but it does not yet discourage Taussigs from giving up.
We have a special clip from their upcoming documentary directed by Nick, which delves into the reality of the Tausig family. While the Taussigs are great about making their sons feel different from others, the outside world is not as kind to them. Take a look below.
As Tausig continues to advance into unknown territory, they rely on those closest to him for advice. In the above clip A place in time, Theo’s close friend Harrison advises what Theo can expect as his Duchenne muscular dystrophy progresses.
Meanwhile, Oscar is faced with the fact that he will never really fit into school. After discovering his disability that he cannot play football with his friends, Nick will have to figure out how to comfort Oscar. But this is not the last time Oscar will face adversities in his life when he grows up.
Nick Taussig served as both producer and director, A place in time It really looks like you are watching the Tausig home video collection. Adversity is never easy, but A place in time Do not let yourself focus only on the bad. This documentary is as much about the good times with the bad.
Like a disabled life, A place in time It has its ups and downs. There come moments where the Tausig family feels like everyone around them. But then there are moments like we saw in the clip above, where he is wrongly reminded that his life has been changed forever for this diagnosis.
But that’s why A place in time Remains so attractive. Nick Duchenne shows the good and the bad of living with muscular dystrophy. You will cry as much as you would cheering for Tausig. It really portrays life as it is for Tausing.
Their toughest challenge ever
Nick Tausig is no stranger to the production world. His studio Salon Pictures has produced several films over the years. From Audrey To Stardust, Tausig has produced documentaries, short-series, and more. A place in time However Tausig has stepped into the director’s chair for the first time.
Who better to tell such a moving, personal story than a person who has lived through this time? Throughout production, Nick’s support included his wife Clana and the Harrison Fund, where Nick works as a trustee. And, of course, Oscar and Theo were also there every step of the way.
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Nick Tausig’s story is unusual, but not rare. The disabled should not be the end of the world. If you want to see the story of Tausiges for yourself, you can see A place in time When it arrives on SVOD services on June 1, 2021. No word yet if A place in time Anatrical release will be received at any time.