04 Aug The gesture and the word – Helen Alexis Yonov, United States, 2020, 22’48’’
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A lonely postman secretly recreates postcards for a woman on his postal route when her boyfriend’s homemade postcards stop arriving from his travels around the world. With the help of his friend, a blind widower and retired literary professor/poet, Gilbert 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.
Title: The gesture and the word
Director: Helen Alexis Yonov
Writer: Helen Alexis Yonov
Producer: Andrea Fellers
Key cast: James Michael Tyler, Paul Dooley, Roxane Mesquida