Watch The UK Trailer For A Space In Time Muscular Dystrophy Doc

Bohemia Media have released the UK Trailer for Nick Taussig and Riccardo Servini’s documentary A Space In Time. A candid, lyrical, intimate portrait of one family’s struggle to transcend a fatal muscle wasting disease, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, which in turn becomes an unlikely celebration of the disabled life, the life cut short by rare disease.

Co-director Taussig commented “Disability is often poorly portrayed or misrepresented, its depiction seeking to elicit sympathy, a sense of tragedy, or worse still, pity, which helps neither someone living with disability nor someone living without it. Why are the able-bodied so often unable to see beyond the disability a person suffers from, and witness instead an individual who leads a rich and varied life, their disability just one aspect of them?

The film carries us through an up-close, poetic and frank portrait of the family surviving and thriving through the ups and downs of the disease, as we see Theo and Oskar’s gradual transition from walking to greater wheelchair dependency, both through their eyes and the eyes of their parents, director Nick Taussig and artist Klara Taussig, and how the latter learn to cope with the inevitable reality of losing their sons to an illness that currently has no cure.

A SPACE IN TIME is the story of a family seeking to transcend disability, with the two young boys at the heart of the film, and their parents, ultimately left to wonder whether their rare disease and disability – their difference from the rest of us – is not a weakness but instead a superpower, something extraordinary.

A Space In Time will get a cinematic release (depending on lockdown) on the 17th May. The same day the film will be released in the UK and Ireland on digitally.