Premise

A portrait of animal scientist Temple Grandin, who, as a young woman in the 1960s and 1970s, overcame the stigma of autism to become a leading authority on the humane treatment of livestock.

Cast

Claire Danes Temple Grandin
Julia Ormond Eustacia
David Strathairn Dr. Carlock
Cyndi Williams Slaughterhouse Clerk
Ken Webster Blueprint Draftsman
Brady Coleman Abbot Chief Executive
Jenna Hughes Four-year-old Temple