Keep the Change
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KEEP THE CHANGE is a love story written for and starring adults on the autism spectrum. When David, an upper-class charmer is forced to attend a support group for people with autism, he meets a young woman who challenges his identity as « normal ». Eventually, David must choose between his playboy persona and the opportunity to make a real connection with someone who can understand him.
Written and directed by Rachel Israel. The film won the Columbia University Film Festival’s Focus Features Best Film Award, the Alumni Award, and the Arthur J. Harris Memorial Prize, and has screened at festivals worldwide. Principal cast: Brandon Polansky and Samantha Elisofon.