Don't Miss: Pictures of the 'Adam' Cast at Sundance Several Questions with Hugh Dancy, Star of 'Adam' Acclaimed theater director Max Mayer was inspired to write Adam, an earnest film about the connection between a man with Asperger's Syndrome and a woman searching for honest love, after he heard a piece about the autism spectrum disorder on NPR. Individuals with Asperger's have difficulty empathizing with others, and are not capable of synthesizing the non-verbal cues most people use to...Read Full Story
Max Mayer is an American playwright, screenwriter and director. In 2009, he wrote and directed the film 'Adam,' which stars Hugh Dancy and Rose Byrne. He lives in Los Angeles.