Wendy (Dakota Fanning) sees things differently: She's fiercely independent, with a brilliant mind and a mischievous sense of hilarity. Wendy also has autism. To her, people are an indecipherable code and the world's a confusing place. She's always had a hard time figuring it all out and she just wants a chance to be accepted...just like everybody else. But inspired by no-nonsense carer Scottie (Academy Award® Winner Helen Hunt), Wendy comes of age and escapes from her care home on the road-trip of a lifetime to deliver her 500-page Star Trek script to a Hollywood competition. Trailing chaos, with Scottie and her big sister Audrey in hurried pursuit, Wendy leads us on a captivating and heart-warming adventure; showing the bravery it takes to be your own person.