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Modern-Day Silent Film “Universal Signs”

Posted in Deaf Cinema, film by Robs on September 23, 2009

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DVD Release Date: September 21, 2009

Cast: Anthony Natale, Sabrina Lloyd, Lupe Ontiveros, Margot Kidder, Robert Picardo, Aimee Garcia, Robert DeMayo

Director: Ann Calamia

Producers: Ann Calamia, Catherine Miller, Lupe Ontiveros

Screenwriter: Ann Calamia

Studio: Universal Signs Productions LLC

Genre: Drama

Language: American Sign Language, Captioned for the hearing

Synopsis: After the death of his fiancée’s daughter while in his care, a deaf man shuts himself off from the world. Haunted by memories, it is only through new friendship that he can learn to forgive, love, and reconnect.