In the first Australian feature film to showcase Auslan (Australian sign language), writer/director Davo Hardy, plays a sensitive writer named Reuben, who grapples with a speech impediment ...
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The distinction between faith and religion is explored amid an assortment of frayed relationships when a devout Christian man contracts a life-altering illness, forms a drug dependency and becomes the key suspect in a murder investigation.
The final night that two feuding flatmates, one of whom is deaf, inhabit an apartment together. Continuing to aggravate the tension and passive aggressive behavior that has lead them to this point, they finally come to blows.
A man afflicted with cerebral palsy and profound deafness yearns for a meaningful relationship. His widowed father is torn between providing a high quality of life for his son and the reality of how unlikely it is that he will succeed.
Matthew R. Grego,
In 1953, two young Italian children are promised in marriage by their fathers. Twenty one years on - despite changing times, fading traditions and 70's liberation - the pair are expected to marry, or face the consequences.
In the first Australian feature film to showcase Auslan (Australian sign language), writer/director Davo Hardy, plays a sensitive writer named Reuben, who grapples with a speech impediment as his profoundly deaf boyfriend Derek (played by Joshua Sealy), provides strategies to restore his confidence. Upon finding the courage to submit an autobiographical screenplay to his favorite actor (played by Paul Mercurio), this new industry mentor betrays Reuben and claims the ideas as his own. Reuben must use his new-found assertion to proactively find catharsis and personal justice.Written by
The scene between Courtney and Myles on the couch, as they plan for their future, was completely ad-libbed, aside from direction to hit two key story beats (that Derek's deafness is hereditary and Courtney is conflicted about his special needs). The scene was shot three times, the wide and the two close-ups, each time delivered a little differently. See more »