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The Sounding


"A different language is a different vision of life."
Federico Fellini

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The Sounding


"A different language is a different vision of life."
Federico Fellini

WINNER OF multiple FESTIVAL GRAND PRIZES, best cinematography Awards, best acting awards, jury and audience favorites...

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About


“Language - that most human invention - can enable what,
in principle, should not be possible. It can allow all of us, even the congenitally blind, to see with another person’s eyes.”

Oliver Sacks

 

About


“Language - that most human invention - can enable what,
in principle, should not be possible. It can allow all of us, even the congenitally blind, to see with another person’s eyes.”

Oliver Sacks

 

Story

 

On a remote island off the coast of Maine, Liv, after years of silence, begins to weave a language out of Shakespeare's words. A driven neurologist, brought to the island to protect her, commits her to a psychiatric hospital. She becomes a full-blow rebel in the hospital; her increasing violence threatens to keep her locked up for life as she fights for her voice and her freedom. At a tipping point for otherness in our current climate, THE SOUNDING champions it.

 

 
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News


“Human speech is like a cracked kettle on which we tap crude rhythms for bears to dance to, while we long to make music that will melt the stars.” 
Gustave Flaubert

News


“Human speech is like a cracked kettle on which we tap crude rhythms for bears to dance to, while we long to make music that will melt the stars.” 
Gustave Flaubert

LATEST Updates

Screenings

The Harvard University Extension School to host a second screening of The Sounding this June!

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Best Actress Win at MANIFF!

The Sounding's Catherine Eaton wins the Best Actress Award at Manchester Int'l Film Festival, alongside Jonathan Rhys Myers who won Best Actor!

Other Work

Frankie Faison (Roland) on the set of Netflix' Luke Cage.

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"Much more of the brain is devoted to movement than to language. Language is only a little thing sitting on top of this huge ocean of movement."

Oliver Sacks

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"Much more of the brain is devoted to movement than to language. Language is only a little thing sitting on top of this huge ocean of movement."

Oliver Sacks

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