Silent Child – Amazon Prime Video – Awarded Short Movie

Genre Short film
Directed by Chris Overton
Starring Rachel Shenton, Maisie Sly, Rachel Fielding, Philip York
Released on 8 August 2017 (US)
Duration 20 minutes
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.

Video Credit – YouTube



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