The leafy brownstone-lined streets of Manhattan, and the electric gleam
of the skyline over Central Park at night, have long been the perfect
setting for cinematic romance. Adam, a story of star-crossed
young lovers playing out against this idyllic background, delivers the
usual plot with a twist or two. For starters, the protagonist, Adam
(Hugh Dancy), has Asperger syndrome, a form of autism that makes
understanding the feelings of others, and their socially...