Alison's Baby


49m 2001

Brief Synopsis

Born without arms and with truncated legs, Alison Lapper is aware of the problems posed by physical disadvantages. A versatile artist who works in several media, including painting and photography, this documentary profiles the 34-year-old British artist who refuses to let her extreme physical limit

Film Details

Also Known As
Cinemax Reel Life (10/09/01)
Release Date
2001

Technical Specs

Duration
49m

Synopsis

Born without arms and with truncated legs, Alison Lapper is aware of the problems posed by physical disadvantages. A versatile artist who works in several media, including painting and photography, this documentary profiles the 34-year-old British artist who refuses to let her extreme physical limitations prevents her from having and caring for a child. Beginning with her courageous decision to go through with the unplanned pregnancy, the documentary reveals Lapper's indomitable character as she goes through a Caesarian section birth and later starts to care for her newborn infant, Parys.

Film Details

Also Known As
Cinemax Reel Life (10/09/01)
Release Date
2001

Technical Specs

Duration
49m

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