The Gesture and The Word

Drama
23 mins
United States
English
Winner
  • FFTG AwardJury Choice Best Short Film (Romantic Drama) - Andrea Fellers
  • FFTG AwardBest Director - Helen Alexis Yonov
  • FFTG AwardBest Actor - James Michael Tyler
  • FFTG AwardBest Actress - Roxane Mesquida
  • FFTG AwardBest Supporting Actor - Paul Dooley
  • FFTG AwardBest Supporting Actress - Nicole LaLiberte
  • FFTG AwardBest Cinematography - Matthew T. Rodgers
  • FFTG AwardBest Editing - Drew Rosas
  • FFTG AwardBest Production Design - Anna Loesby

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.

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Title: 

The Gesture and The Word

Original Title: 

The Gesture and The Word

Production Year: 

2020

Cast: 

James Michael Tyler

Paul Dooley

Roxane Mesquida

Nicole LaLiberte

 

Producer: 

Andrea Fellers

Writer: 

Helen Alexis Yonov

Editor: 

Drew Rosas

Dir. of Photography: 

Matthew T. Rodgers

Music:

Craig Richey

Festival: 

Category: 

Short Film

Country: 

United States

Language: 

English

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