The Silent Child
Just watched The Silent Child, the Oscar winning short film on the BBC. It was a beautifully and realistically written piece of work, well acted by all involved. The relationship between Shenton's character Jo, and Maisie Sly's Libby drew me in, and some of the scenes made me cry. The relationship drawn between Libby and her mother is something that my mum recognised from her own work with deaf children, making it genuine and believable, as was the interaction between the hearing members of Libby's family.