PREVIEW: Listen (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

Lúcia Moniz (Love Actually), Ruben Garcia (Naked Fear), Sophia Myles (Tristan + Isolde), Maisie Sly (film debut), Kiran Sonia Sawar (Mogul Mowgli), James Felner (film debut)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Ana Rocha De Sousa (film debut), director, writer; Aaron Brookner (Uncle Howard) and Paula Vaccaro (film debut), writers, producers; Rodrigo Areias (Porto), producer; Hatti Beanland (film debut), cinematographer; Tomás Baltazar (The Tree), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Bela (Moniz) and Jota (Garcia), a Portuguese couple living in London, struggle to take care of their three young children. When a misunderstanding with their deaf seven-year-old daughter Lu (Sly) causes social services to intervene, the couple must find a way to keep their family together…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

A heart-breaking portrayal of poverty-stricken family life in modern Britain, this effective debut from filmmaker Ana Rocha De Sousa also features a secret weapon in the form of young Maisie Sly, the deaf actress at the centre of the Oscar-winning short film The Silent Child.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 10TH JUNE 2022

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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