Writer & Director

Chance unites three lonely souls: A spiraling addict chasing the one who got away, her guilt-ridden Deaf ex on a mission to rescue her, and his new love interest, who doesn’t know their language.

Newly unemployed hair stylist Sadie shows all the signs of alcohol addiction. But even after a major breakdown, she doesn't feel alarmed. When she meets the love of her teenage life again, Deaf cook Luca, Sadie embarks on a mission to win him back. Luca agrees to look after her until she figures things out. Mainly because this will bring him closer to the mysterious real estate agent Alexandra, who is in the process of selling the house where Sadie takes cover. Alexandra is charmed by Luca's advances, but being that Sadie is a constant danger to herself, they must hide their mutual infatuation from her. Unfortunately, both need Sadie's help for communication, a power Sadie can use to her advantage. But it is only a matter of time until a well-guarded secret accidentally gets spilled in their dance between American Sign Language and English. It forces all three to confront hard truths, which they have denied for too long.

Dialogue in American Sign Language & English with English subtitles.

Comedy-Drama, 90 mins. | in development | for script & budget: mail@ednaluise.com

(poster image: James Baldwin)

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