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 in hopes of keeping her sober. And more so 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, yet being that Sadie is a constant danger to herself, they must hide their mutual infatuation from her. Both need her help for communication, a power Sadie uses to her advantage. In their dance between American Sign Language and English, a terrible secret gets spilled by accident. As a result, all three are forced to confront hard truths 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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