The Silent Child | Oscar® Winning Short Film
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A deaf 6-year-old girl named Libby lives in a world of silence until a caring social worker gives her the gift of communication. Ddeaflinks Staffordshire have been providing a vital service for the deaf and hard of hearing community in Staffordshire since 1868.
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“Gorgeously shot and perfectly performed, the movie delivers an emotional wallop that many features six times its length never achieve” – The New York Times
“Effortlessly heart-tugging” – Los Angeles Times
“A rich script from first-time screenwriter Rachel Shenton” – IndieWire
“It’s beautiful and it’s a real little movie. I loved it” – The Hollywood Reporter
Written by: Rachel Shenton
Directed by: Chris Overton Produced by: Rachel Shenton, Chris Overton, Rebecca Harris, Julie Foy Associate Producer: Ali Farahani Production Company: Slick Films Starring: Maisie Sly, Rachel Shenton, Rachel Fielding, Philip York Cinematography: Ali Farahani Music by: Amir Konjani Edited by: Emily Walder Sound Design: Greg Claridge Executive Producers: Danny Ormerod, Vanessa Johnstone, Terry Murphy, Mo Chaudry, Ian Lowe Distributed exclusively by Network Ireland Television (NITV) worldwide.
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