|Directed by||Chris Overton|
|Starring||Rachel Shenton, Maisie Sly, Rachel Fielding, Philip York|
|Released on||8 August 2017 (US)|
|Channel||Amazon Prime Video|
The Silent Child is a British sign-languaged short film written by and starring Rachel Shenton and directed by Chris Overton, and released in 2017 by Slick Films. It tells the story of Libby, a profoundly deaf four-year-old girl, who lives a silent life until a social worker, played by Shenton, teaches her how to communicate through sign language. The film won the Live Action Short Film category at the 90th Academy Awards.
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