The Real Thumbelina

About the Show

About the Show

The film follows four-year-old Amelie Gledhill as she is about to start school near her home in Halifax. But she's no bigger than a baby, and has to have her school uniform specially made to fit her tiny frame. She was born with Russell Silver Syndrome, a genetic disorder which limits her growth. Her parents, Anne and Jon, are deeply worried about what the future holds for Amelie. This follows the family as they desperately seek ways to help Amelie to live a normal life.


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Posted by Nicole1510Report
I am also interested in a copy of the documentary. My daughter was diagnosed today actually by GENETICS doctor, genetics councillor with RSS. She is 6 months old.
Anyone interested in emailing together we are wanting to talk to others who have RSS for support.
My name is Nicole. Email is
Thank you.
Posted by Report
where can i puchase this documentry
Posted by Report
Hi, I too am interested in obtaining a copy... as my daughter will be 3yrs old in May & recently been confirmed with Russell Silver Syndrome after being suspected at age 5mths... we live in Innisfail in Far North Queensland, Australia...
Posted by Nicole1510Report
Hi, our daughter 6 months was just diagnosed today. feel free to email on
We live in Macarthur, Sydney. Australia