Sir Ian McKellen gives a knockout performance as a mentally challenged man dealing with the harsh realities of the world. From birth, Walter has always been a fighter.
Through his own grueling efforts, he learns to read and write and even manages to hold down a humble job. When his parents die, however, Walter suddenly finds himself alone and unable to cope with the crowds, the noise and the world outside his little home. The only solution is a lengthy stay at a forbidding psychiatric hospital, an experience that proves even scarier to the young man. (128 minutes)Go to Order Form