16 April 2024

Watch UK Trailer For Ana Rocha de Sousa’s Listen

Sight and hearing are wonderful things to have as well as senses we take for granted. In Ana Rocha de Sousa’s Listen a family struggles to stay together jeopardising their deaf daughter, watch UK Trailer.

The film, is the director’s first full feature, after a fairly solid festival run include winning best debut at 2020 Venice Festival. Now the film is set for a UK cinema starring Lucia Moniz (Colin Firth’s love interest from ‘Love Actually‘) and Sophia Myles alongside rising young star Maisie Sly who is herself profoundly deaf. In the wake of Coda’s award-winning success at the BAFTAs and Academy Awards and Rose Ayling-Ellis winning Strictly, the public’s awareness of deafness has never been higher.

When the wellbeing of their deaf daughter is put in jeopardy, a struggling Portuguese immigrant couple is forced to defy the British social services to keep their family together.

On the outskirts of London, Portuguese couple and parents of three, Bela and Jota, struggle to make ends meet. When a misunderstanding arises at school over their deaf daughter, the British social services grow concerned for the safety of the children. LISTEN portrays the tireless battle of these immigrant parents against the law, in a desperate struggle to keep their family together.

The film stars Ruben Garcia, James Felner, Kiran Sonia Sawar, and Lola & Kiki Weeks.

Bohemia Media will release Listen in UK and Irish cinemas from 10th June.

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