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IBFF 2020 Official Selection

Short

The Gesture and The Word

Synopsis

A lonely postman (Gilbert) secretly recreates postcards for a woman (Aurore) on his postal route when her boyfriend's homemade postcards stop arriving from his travels around the world. With the help of his friend Mr. Rostalle, (Paul Dooley) a blind widower and retired literary professor/poet, Gilbert (James Michael Tyler) learns to open himself up to the prospect of love, and in the process of trying to bring someone else happiness, discovers it for himself.

 

Writer

Helen Alexis Yonov

Director

Helen Alexis Yonov

Producer

Andrea Fellers

Cast

James Michael Tyler; Paul Dooley, Roxane Mesquida

Crew

Cinematorgraphy - Matt Rodgers; Editors - Drew Rosas & Hanna Sturwold; Composer - Craig Richey; Costume Design - Matthew Peridis

Original Story

Original Music

Main Spoken Language: English
Budget: Unknown/No Budget
Completion Date: 2020-05-25
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