Winner, The Ray of Sunshine Award – CODA

As a CODA (Child of Deaf Adults), Ruby is the only hearing person in her deaf family. When the family’s fishing business is threatened, Ruby is torn between pursuing her love of music and the fear of leaving her parents. Screenwriter and director Sian Heder follows Ruby’s struggles and emotions during this turbulent youth. Emilia Jones in the role of Ruby is both witty, charming and confident. With Oscar winner Marlee Matlin in the role of the mother as well, makes this is a heartwarming human symphony of humor, a beautiful script (adapted by the French film The Family Béliér) and good acting performances.

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  • Director
    Sian Heder
  • Producer
    Patrick Wachsberger, Philippe Rousselet, Fabrice Gianfermi, Sarah Borch-Jacobsen, Ardavan Safaee
  • Writers
    Sian Heder
  • Actors
    Emilia Jones, Eugenio Derbez, Troy Kotsur, Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Daniel Durant, Marlee Matlin
  • Playtime
    1 t 51 min
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  • Production
    Vendome Pictures, Pathé Films, Picture Perfect Federation
  • Distributor
    Nordisk Film Distribusjon